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Título: Ever After
Editorial: Picador, London
Año de publicación: 1992
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Condición del libro: Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine
Edición: First Edition
A true UK first edition / first printing, with the complete numberline on the copyright page ie 135798642. Gilt top edge. An excellent copy. Not price-clipped. A brilliant, tense novel, by the Booker-Prize-winning author. N° de ref. de la librería 000568
Sinopsis: Bill Unwin, in his 50s, looks back over his life and past. From his university rooms, he studies old family diaries from the mid-Victorian era. Excerpts from the diaries throw light on his own life - his feelings of hurt, revenge and family betrayal.
Nota de la solapa: Dazzling in its structure and shattering in its emotional force, Graham Swift's Ever After spans two centuries and settings from the adulterous bedrooms of postwar Paris to the contemporary entanglements in the groves of academe. It is the story of Bill Unwin, a man haunted by the death of his beautify wife and a survivor himself of a recent brush with mortality. And although it touches on Darwin and dinosaurs, bees and bridge builders, the true subject of Ever After is nothing less than the eternal question, "Why should things matter?"
"Ever After is explicitly concerned with historical investigation, love, death, family affairs.... It moves quickly, and it vibrates with feeling and thought."--Wall Street Journal
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