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Brother of the More Famous Jack : The 40th anniversary edition of a classic, with new introductions by Rachel Cusk & Maria Semple

Brother of the More Famous Jack : The 40th anniversary edition of a classic, with new introductions by Rachel Cusk & Maria Semple

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
SKU: 9781526612656
R 235,00
R 199,75
________________________ A JOYFUL 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF A COMING-OF-AGE CLASSIC ________________________ 'There are few modern tales of first love and its disillusions that are as thoroughly realised, as brilliantly lewd, and as hilariously satisfying to men and women of all ages as this one' - Rachel Cusk Eighteen-year-old Katherine - bright, stylish, frustratedly suburban - doesn't know how her life will change when the brilliant Jacob Goldman first offers her a place at university.
________________________ A JOYFUL 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF A COMING-OF-AGE CLASSIC ________________________ 'There are few modern tales of first love and its disillusions that are as thoroughly realised, as brilliantly lewd, and as hilariously satisfying to men and women of all ages as this one' - Rachel Cusk Eighteen-year-old Katherine - bright, stylish, frustratedly suburban - doesn't know how her life will change when the brilliant Jacob Goldman first offers her a place at university. When she enters the Goldmans' rambling bohemian home, presided over by the beatific matriarch Jane, she realises that Jacob and his family are everything she has been waiting for. But when a romantic entanglement ends in tears, Katherine is forced into exile from the family she loves most. And her journey back into the fold, after more than a decade away, will yield all kinds of delightful surprises... ________________________ 'The perfect book' - Meg Mason 'The best possible company in this difficult world' - Ann Patchett 'A daisy bomb of joy' - Maria Semple 'Funny, charming, teeming with life, and real' - Nick Hornby 'I adored it ... Redolent of classics like The Constant Nymph with both its true voice and wonderfully sage and sanguine heroine' - Sophie Dahl 'One of those books that when people have read it, they just push it into your hands silently: "You have to read this book, you will love this book." There's no other book I love more' - Caroline O'Donoghue, Sentimental Garbage 'Reading it again is as comforting as eating toast and Marmite between clean, fresh sheets' - Rachel Cooke, Sunday Times 'Think Brideshead Revisited set in the 1970s, only sexier and much funnier. It kills me that I didn't read it at university, when I really needed it' - Meg Rosoff, New Statesman
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ISBN13 9781526612656
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Contributor By (author) Barbara Trapido, Introduction by Maria Semple, Introduction by Rachel Cusk
Publication Date 2022-03-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 272
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 194
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________________________ A JOYFUL 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF A COMING-OF-AGE CLASSIC ________________________ 'There are few modern tales of first love and its disillusions that are as thoroughly realised, as brilliantly lewd, and as hilariously satisfying to men and women of all ages as this one' - Rachel Cusk Eighteen-year-old Katherine - bright, stylish, frustratedly suburban - doesn't know how her life will change when the brilliant Jacob Goldman first offers her a place at university. When she enters the Goldmans' rambling bohemian home, presided over by the beatific matriarch Jane, she realises that Jacob and his family are everything she has been waiting for. But when a romantic entanglement ends in tears, Katherine is forced into exile from the family she loves most. And her journey back into the fold, after more than a decade away, will yield all kinds of delightful surprises... ________________________ 'The perfect book' - Meg Mason 'The best possible company in this difficult world' - Ann Patchett 'A daisy bomb of joy' - Maria Semple 'Funny, charming, teeming with life, and real' - Nick Hornby 'I adored it ... Redolent of classics like The Constant Nymph with both its true voice and wonderfully sage and sanguine heroine' - Sophie Dahl 'One of those books that when people have read it, they just push it into your hands silently: "You have to read this book, you will love this book." There's no other book I love more' - Caroline O'Donoghue, Sentimental Garbage 'Reading it again is as comforting as eating toast and Marmite between clean, fresh sheets' - Rachel Cooke, Sunday Times 'Think Brideshead Revisited set in the 1970s, only sexier and much funnier. It kills me that I didn't read it at university, when I really needed it' - Meg Rosoff, New Statesman
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781526612656
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Contributor By (author) Barbara Trapido, Introduction by Maria Semple, Introduction by Rachel Cusk
Publication Date 2022-03-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 272
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 194
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