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By (author) Rachel Cusk

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION. A woman arrives in Athens in the height of summer to teach a writing course. Once there, she becomes the audience to a chain of narratives as the people she meets tell her one after another the stories of their lives. Beginning with the neighbouring passenger on the flight out and his tales of fast boats and failed marriages, the storytellers talk of their loves and ambitions and pains, their anxieties, their perceptions and daily lives. In the stifling heat and noise of the city the sequence of voices begins to weave a complex human tapestry: the experience of loss, the nature of family life, the difficulty of intimacy and the mystery of creativity itself. SHORTLISTED FOR THE FOLIO PRIZE, THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE AND LONGLISTED FOR THE IMPAC PRIZE.

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Publisher | Vintage Publishing
Published date | 7 May 2015
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Format | Paperback
Pages | 256
Dimensions | 198 x 129 x 17mm (L x W x H)
Weight | 189g
ISBN | 978-1-7847-0244-1
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BISAC | fiction / general


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