Black Swan Green

Heftet / 2006 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780340822807
Publisert
2006
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01, G
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Engelsk
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Sider
384
Vekt
269 gr
Høyde
198 mm
Bredde
143 mm
Tykkelse
26 mm
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Black Swan Green

Heftet / 2006 / Engelsk
**Pre-order UTOPIA AVENUE, the spectacular new novel from David Mitchell.**The dazzling novel from critically-acclaimed David Mitchell.Shortlisted for the 2006 Costa Novel AwardLonglisted for the Man Booker Prize 2006January, 1982. Thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor - covert stammerer and reluctant poet - anticipates a stultifying year in his backwater English village. But he hasn't reckoned with bullies, simmering family discord, the Falklands War, a threatened gypsy invasion and those mysterious entities known as girls. Charting thirteen months in the black hole between childhood and adolescence, this is a captivating novel, wry, painful and vibrant with the stuff of life.
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Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award
Black Swan Green's 'I love 1982' nostalgia is a glassy, pitch-perfect, mock-innocent surface through which something rotten might appear. -- Ali Smith * Sunday Telegraph *David Mitchell is dizzyingly, dazzlingly good . . . Black Swan Green is just gorgeous. -- Eithne Farry * Daily Mail *It is the best kind of contemporary fiction. * TLS *Hugely touching and enjoyable. -- Rachel Cooke, Summer Reads * Observer *A delight to read from beginning to end. * Sunday Express *Luminously beautiful. * The Times *
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Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award
David Mitchell is the author of the novels Ghostwritten, number9dream, Cloud Atlas, Black Swan Green, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, The Bone Clocks and Slade House. He has been shortlisted twice for the Booker Prize, won the John Llewellyn Rhys, Geoffrey Faber Memorial and South Bank Show Literature Prizes among others, and been named a Granta Best Young British Novelist. In 2018, he won the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence, given in recognition of a writer's entire body of work. In addition, David Mitchell together with KA Yoshida has translated from Japanese two books by Naoki Higashida - The Reason I Jump: One Boy's Voice from the Silence of Autism and Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism. He lives with his wife and their two children in Ireland.
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ISBN13
9780340822807
Publisert
2006
Utgiver
Vendor
Sceptre
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
384
Vekt
269 gr
Høyde
198 mm
Bredde
143 mm
Tykkelse
26 mm
Se alle
Forfatter

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