Ingenious Pain

Lydfil / 2019 / Engelsk

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9781529361131
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2019
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John Murray Publishers Ltd
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01, G
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Engelsk
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Ingenious Pain

Lydfil / 2019 / Engelsk
The extraordinary prize-winning debut from Andrew Miller. Winner of the IMPAC Award and James Tait Black Memorial Prize. At the dawn of the Enlightenment, James Dyer is born unable to feel pain. A source of wonder and scientific curiosity as a child, he rises through the ranks of Georgian society to become a brilliant surgeon. Yet as a human being he fails, for he can no more feel love and compassion than pain. Until, en route to St Petersburg to inoculate the Empress Catherine against smallpox, he meets his nemesis and saviour. (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited
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Exceptionally intelligent and elegant ... remarkable for its feeling and its humane sensibility * The Sunday Times *Astoundingly good * The Times *A dazzling debut * Observer *A really remarkable first novel ... Miller's narrative is gripping and his imagination extraordinary * Sunday Telegraph *Funny, tender and exhilarating. It is something very rare in modern fiction, a true work of art * Spectator *An extraordinary first novel * The New York Times Book Review *
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Andrew Miller's extraordinarily acclaimed and prizewinning debut, featuring an 18th-century surgeon who is unable to feel pain
Andrew Miller's first novel, Ingenious Pain, was published by Sceptre in 1997 and greeted as the debut of an outstanding new writer. It won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Grinzane Cavour Prize for the best foreign novel published in Italy. It has been followed by Casanova, Oxygen, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the Whitbread Novel of the Year Award in 2001, The Optimists, One Morning Like A Bird, Pure, which won the Costa Book of the Year Award 2011, and The Crossing. Andrew Miller's novels have been published in translation in twenty countries. Born in Bristol in 1960, he currently lives in Somerset.
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ISBN13
9781529361131
Publisert
2019
Utgiver
Vendor
John Murray Publishers Ltd
Aldersnivå
01, G
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Engelsk
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