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Strangers

£17.99

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Hardback volume with intact dust jacket. Nigel Gray has breathed new life into an almost extinct literary form, the epistolatory novel. The time is 1988/1989. Adrian is trapped in Thatcher's Britain. Harri has flown to a new life in Australia. The contrast between the old world and the new is sharply drawn. The protagonists come alive in a very contemporary way, warts, muddle, desires, anxieties, jokes, differences and all. Full of contradictions, they show at times great insight and intelligence as well as revealing an immense capacity for self-delusion. Gradually the layers of their pasts are peeled away to reveal their secrets. These letters, so full of sharp wit, stunning imagery, political perception, and insight into the human condition are love letters, entertainments, poison darts, literary jousts, and cries for help and understanding all at the same time. Nigel Gray is an author acclaimed for his honesty and his compassion as well as for the clarity and elegance of his prose.

This is a signed First Edition and is in very good condition

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Signed, First Edition
Author(s):
Gray, Nigel
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1875801030
Number of pages:
214
Publisher:
Stone's Publishing

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Hardback volume with intact dust jacket. Nigel Gray has breathed new life into an almost extinct literary form, the epistolatory novel. The time is 1988/1989. Adrian is trapped in Thatcher's Britain. Harri has flown to a new life in Australia. The contrast between the old world and the new is sharply drawn. The protagonists come alive in a very contemporary way, warts, muddle, desires, anxieties, jokes, differences and all. Full of contradictions, they show at times great insight and intelligence as well as revealing an immense capacity for self-delusion. Gradually the layers of their pasts are peeled away to reveal their secrets. These letters, so full of sharp wit, stunning imagery, political perception, and insight into the human condition are love letters, entertainments, poison darts, literary jousts, and cries for help and understanding all at the same time. Nigel Gray is an author acclaimed for his honesty and his compassion as well as for the clarity and elegance of his prose.

This is a signed First Edition and is in very good condition

Added value:
Signed, First Edition
Author(s):
Gray, Nigel
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1999
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1875801030
Number of pages:
214
Publisher:
Stone's Publishing

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