The Girl in the Polka-Dot Dress

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Price
$15.00  $13.95
Publisher
Europa Editions
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.2 X 0.6 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781609450564
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About the Author

Beryl Bainbridge was the author of seventeen novels. The Dressmaker, The Bottle Factory Outing, An Awfully Big Adventure, Every Man For Himself and Master Georgie were all finalists for the Booker Prize, and Every Man For Himself won the Whitbread Novel of the Year Prize. The Guardian includes The Bottle Factory Outing on their list of the 100 Greatest Novels of All Time. An Awfully Big Adventure was adapted for a film starring Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman.

Beryl Bainbridge died in July 2010.

Reviews

"Maverick, unique and horribly funny." — Alison Flood, "The Guardian"
"A genuine original with a macabre imagination." — "The New York Review of Books"
"Maverick, unique and horribly funny."
"A genuine original with a macabre imagination."
"Maverick, unique and horribly funny."--Alison Flood, "The Guardian"
"Beryl Bainbridge''s novels are like elegant teacups that contain a st--Francine Prose, "The New York Times"
"Beryl Bainbridge's novels are like elegant teacups that contain a strong, dark, possibly sinister but remarkable brew. Models of compression, they show us how much can be poured into a deceptively delicate vessel." --Francine Prose, "The New York Times"
""The Girl In The Polk Dot Dress" is a superb and memorable work of fiction."--"The Guardian"
"One of the most distinctive and admired voices in postwar British fiction."--- William Grimes, "The New York Times"
"A genuine original with a macabre imagination."--"The New York Review of Books"