A Long Way from Verona

Jane Gardam (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Europa Editions
Publish Date
November 05, 2013
Pages
211
Dimensions
5.3 X 0.8 X 8.2 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781609451417
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About the Author

Jane Gardam is the only author to have twice been awarded Britain's prestigious Costa (formerly Whitbread) Award for Best Novel. She is widely known for her revered trilogy: Old Filth, The Man in the Wooden Hat, and Last Friends. She lives in the south of England by the sea.

Reviews

Praise for A Long Way from Verona
-A Long Way from Verona is a brilliant, witty, and agonizingly true-to-life novel.-
--The Times Literary Supplement
-A fiercly funny and personal book.-
--The Economist
-Jane Gardam is a wonderful writer. Her understanding of character and use of language are both remarkable.-
--The Times
Praise for Jane Gardam
-Jane Gardam has a spectacular gift for detail of the local and period kind, and for details which make characters so subtly unpredicatble that they ring true.-
--The Times Literary Supplement
-Gardam is the best kind of literary escape: serious, mesmerizing, and deeply satisfying. Who, in these times, doesn't need this kind of palliative-
--LA Review of Books
Praise for A Long Way from Verona

"A Long Way from Verona is a brilliant, witty, and agonizingly true-to-life novel."
--The Times Literary Supplement

"A fiercly funny and personal book."
--The Economist

"Jane Gardam is a wonderful writer. Her understanding of character and use of language are both remarkable."
--The Times

Praise for Jane Gardam

"Jane Gardam has a spectacular gift for detail of the local and period kind, and for details which make characters so subtly unpredicatble that they ring true."
--The Times Literary Supplement

"Gardam is the best kind of literary escape: serious, mesmerizing, and deeply satisfying. Who, in these times, doesn't need this kind of palliative"
--LA Review of Books