Carry Me Down

M J Hyland (Author)
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Description

Hyland pens a restrained, emotionally taut, and sometimes oddly funny portrait of a misfit--John Egan, a 12-year-old in the body of a grown man with the voice of a giant, and an obsession for the Guinness Book of World Records.

Product Details

Price
$13.00  $11.96
Publisher
Canongate Us
Publish Date
January 23, 2007
Pages
334
Dimensions
5.56 X 0.9 X 8.16 inches | 0.91 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781841958781
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About the Author

M.J. Hyland is an ex-lawyer and the author of three multi-award-winning novels: "How the Light Gets In, Carry Me Down," and" This is How."" Carry Me Down" was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won both the Hawthornden Prize and The Encore Prize.
Hyland is also a lecturer in Creative Writing in The Centre for New Writing at The University of Manchester where she runs fiction workshops, alongside Martin Amis, Colm Toibin, and Jeanette Winterson. She also runs regular fiction masterclasses in "The Guardian" Masterclass Programme, and has twice been shortlisted for the BBC Short Story Prize (2011 and 2012). She also publishes in" The Guardian's ""How to Write" series, and has written nonfiction for "The Financial Times, Granta, The New Yorker," and elsewhere. Hyland is co-founder of The Hyland and Byrne Editing Firm (see - editingfirm.com & mjhyland.com)

Reviews

"How the Light Gets In is a cool, accomplished first novel."