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Autumn by Ali Smith: Signed, First Edition

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 A breathtakingly inventive new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted and Baileys Prize-winning author of How to be both Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's what it felt like for Keats in 1819. How about Autumn 2016? Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic once-in-a-generation summer.Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand in hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round, as ever. Ali Smith's new novel is a meditation on a world growing ever more bordered and exclusive, on what richness and worth are, on what harvest means. This first in a seasonal quartet casts an eye over our own time. Who are we? What are we made of? Shakespearian jeu d'esprit, Keatsian melancholy, the sheer bright energy of 1960s Pop art: the centuries cast their eyes over our own history-making. Here's where we're living. Here's time at its most contemporaneous and its most cyclic. From the imagination of the peerless Ali Smith comes a shape-shifting series, wide-ranging in timescale and light-footed through histories, and a story about ageing and time and love and stories themselves. Here comes Autumn.

Book is in very good condition (not been read). First edition, first impression and signed by author.

Item details

PLU:
0
Added value:
First edition, signed
Author(s):
Smith, Ali
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.3cm x 14.3cm
Edition:
2016
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0241207002
ISBN-13:
9780241207000
Number of pages:
263
Publisher:
Hamish Hamilton

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 A breathtakingly inventive new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted and Baileys Prize-winning author of How to be both Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's what it felt like for Keats in 1819. How about Autumn 2016? Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic once-in-a-generation summer.Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand in hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round, as ever. Ali Smith's new novel is a meditation on a world growing ever more bordered and exclusive, on what richness and worth are, on what harvest means. This first in a seasonal quartet casts an eye over our own time. Who are we? What are we made of? Shakespearian jeu d'esprit, Keatsian melancholy, the sheer bright energy of 1960s Pop art: the centuries cast their eyes over our own history-making. Here's where we're living. Here's time at its most contemporaneous and its most cyclic. From the imagination of the peerless Ali Smith comes a shape-shifting series, wide-ranging in timescale and light-footed through histories, and a story about ageing and time and love and stories themselves. Here comes Autumn.

Book is in very good condition (not been read). First edition, first impression and signed by author.

PLU:
0
Added value:
First edition, signed
Author(s):
Smith, Ali
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.3cm x 14.3cm
Edition:
2016
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0241207002
ISBN-13:
9780241207000
Number of pages:
263
Publisher:
Hamish Hamilton

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