Optimists

Heftet / 2006 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780340825136
Publisert
2006
Utgiver
Vendor
Sceptre
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
320
Vekt
220 gr
Høyde
196 mm
Bredde
130 mm
Tykkelse
26 mm
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Optimists

Heftet / 2006 / Engelsk
The exceptional and powerful novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of OxygenIn a world where people slaughter the innocent without mercy or retribution, how can we have faith in humanity, or the future?Clem Glass, a photojournalist, returns from Africa to London convinced he knows the answer - mankind is fundamentally wicked and there is no hope for us. Yet when his sister falls ill and he takes her back to the West Country of their childhood, he cannot ignore the decency, joys and small kindnesses of those around him, or the pulse of goodness in his own heart. Until news comes that offers Clem the chance to confront the author of his nightmares.
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The timely, exceptionally powerful new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of OXYGEN
Exceptional * Sunday Times *Exceptional * Sunday Times *Andrew Miller again proved his ability to blend a sturdy and satisfying architecture of character and plot with headline-hot themes -- Boyd Tonkin * Independent *Andrew Miller again proved his ability to blend a sturdy and satisfying architecture of character and plot with headline-hot themes -- Boyd Tonkin * Independent *A powerful and lively book, seriously engaged and cathartic * Financial Times *
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The timely, exceptionally powerful new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of OXYGEN
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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Produktdetaljer

ISBN13
9780340825136
Publisert
2006
Utgiver
Vendor
Sceptre
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
320
Vekt
220 gr
Høyde
196 mm
Bredde
130 mm
Tykkelse
26 mm
Se alle
Forfatter

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