There was a champagne reception, where I had to go from person to person,
thanking them for coming and apologizing on Fergus's behalf, and then I was
made to sit at the top table while the guests ate and drank to their hearts' content.
'The most beautifully written and crafted novel ... heartbreaking' Santa Montefiore 'It’s been a long time since I read anything so compelling and satisfying. At times, incredibly funny, at others, heartrending’ - Sarah Winman, author of Tin Man Forced to flee the scandal brewing in her hometown, Catherine Goggin finds herself pregnant and alone, in search of a new life at just sixteen. She knows she has no choice but to believe that the nun she entrusts her child to will find him a better life. Cyril Avery is not a real Avery, or so his parents are constantly reminding him. Adopted as a baby, he’s never quite felt at home with the family that treats him more as a curious pet than a son. But it is all he has ever known. And so begins one man’s desperate search to find his place in the world. Unspooling and unseeing, Cyril is a misguided, heart-breaking, heartbroken fool. Buffeted by the harsh winds of circumstance towards the one thing that might save him from himself, but when opportunity knocks, will he have the courage, finally, take it? Winner of the 2018 Glass Bell Award for standout storytelling. Don't miss John Boyne's upcoming novel, A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-09 - Publisher: Random House
'The most beautifully written and crafted novel ... heartbreaking' Santa Montefiore 'It’s been a long time since I read anything so compelling and satisfying. At times, incredibly funny, at others, heartrending’ - Sarah Winman, author of Tin Man Forced to flee the scandal brewing in her hometown, Catherine Goggin finds
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-05 - Publisher: Penguin UK
THE NO.1 FRENCH BESTSELLER 'Stunning and heart-gripping' André Aciman, author of Call Me by Your Name 'A beautiful, shattering novel about desire and shame, about passionate youth and the regrets of age' Olivia Laing, bestselling author of Crudo Just outside a hotel in Bordeaux, Philippe, a famous writer, chances upon
Authors: Alison L. LaCroix, Saul Levmore, Martha C. Nussbaum
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
"Power, Prose, and Purse is an edited collection of essays that draw connections between literature, economics and law. The essays discuss novels that explore the time period between the Industrial Revolution and the Great Depression and analyze the insights that novelists may offer to law and economics, while noting the
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-23 - Publisher: Random House
'An enthralling read.' Sunday Express 'Throbs with enduring love, warmth and passion.' The Irish Times Some stories are universal. They play out across human history. And time is the river which will flow through them. For now this is a family story and this family is is a father, mother