Here is the eagerly anticipated third novel from Andrew O'Hagan, one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists 2003 and author of the Booker shortlisted Our Fathers and Personality.
©2006 Andrew O'Hagan; (P)2006 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
"A rich and fascinating novel that promises rewards with rereading." (Booklist)
"O'Hagan...enchants with his effortless prose, vivid characters...a heartrending tour de force." (Publishers Weekly)
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A powerful evocative story that I found disturbing and possibly to rare to be believable in the end. Sensational performance and worth listening to decide for yourself.
It limped slowly towards an inevitable conclusion. I am still waiting for something to happen. Well written but truly depressing.
Superbly written, a description of a searing isolation in the midst of a community devoid of insight. The question of what love can survive and how to remain a person with integrity under dehumanising conditions confronts the reader, and leads to heartsearching. An astonishing book.
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