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A possible life

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Product description

Terrified, a young prisoner in the Second World War closes his eyes and pictures himself going out to bat on a sunlit cricket ground in Hampshire. Across the courtyard in a Victorian workhouse, a father too ashamed to acknowledge his son. A skinny girl steps out of a Chevy with a guitar; her voice sends shivers through the skull. Soldiers and lovers, parents and children, scientists and musicians risk their bodies and hearts in search of connection - some key to understanding what makes us the people we become. Provocative and profound, Sebastian Faulks's dazzling novel journeys across continents and time to explore the chaos created by love, separation and missed opportunities. From the pain and drama of these highly particular lives emerges a mysterious consolation: the chance to feel your heart beat in someone else's life. Book grey boards with grey lettering on spine, complete with red ribbon; jacket black white photograph of young girl on front and memorabilia on rear; both as new. SIGNED by author without dedication - a fine copy.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by the Author
Author(s):
Sebastian Faulks
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24 x 16cm
Edition:
first edition first printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0091936802
ISBN-13:
9780091936808
Number of pages:
294
Publisher:
Hutchinson
Title:
A Possible Life

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Terrified, a young prisoner in the Second World War closes his eyes and pictures himself going out to bat on a sunlit cricket ground in Hampshire. Across the courtyard in a Victorian workhouse, a father too ashamed to acknowledge his son. A skinny girl steps out of a Chevy with a guitar; her voice sends shivers through the skull. Soldiers and lovers, parents and children, scientists and musicians risk their bodies and hearts in search of connection - some key to understanding what makes us the people we become. Provocative and profound, Sebastian Faulks's dazzling novel journeys across continents and time to explore the chaos created by love, separation and missed opportunities. From the pain and drama of these highly particular lives emerges a mysterious consolation: the chance to feel your heart beat in someone else's life. Book grey boards with grey lettering on spine, complete with red ribbon; jacket black white photograph of young girl on front and memorabilia on rear; both as new. SIGNED by author without dedication - a fine copy.

Added value:
Signed by the Author
Author(s):
Sebastian Faulks
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24 x 16cm
Edition:
first edition first printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0091936802
ISBN-13:
9780091936808
Number of pages:
294
Publisher:
Hutchinson
Title:
A Possible Life

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