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8vo. Signed by Vanderhaeghe on the title page. This debut short story collection won the Governor General's Award. First British edition of the author's first book. N° de ref. de la librería 15757
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?These stories are wonderful! I thought I?d ?sample? them, and I?ve read them all with that astonished gratitude you feel when you meet a real writer.?
?Technically delightful, with multi-themes and layers of meaning.?These are stories to be reread and remembered.?
? Books in Canada
?[These stories] all repay close reading with solid entertainment.?
? New York Times
?Original and stylish, written with a quirky, self-deprecating awareness of the sad shifts men are put to in order to survive.?
? Daily Telegraph (U.K.)
?Flawless.?Each of these stories circles around in the mind, weaving itself into the fabric of the imagination, until the final lines, when, as if a trap door suddenly opens, the whole world of the story drops en masse into the realm of the heart.?
? Bloomsbury Review (U.S.)
?A remarkable achievement.?The stories mark a compelling debut of an artist who sees with compassion the terror and sometimes the joy of the human condition.?
?David Staines, Ottawa Citizen
?[Vanderhaeghe] is blessed with remarkable poise and assurance.?There?s the same shiver of delight and joy of discovery that accompanied Alice Munro?s first collection of stories.?
? Globe and Mail
? The Guardian
?Stunningly good stories.?The action and dialogue are vivid, authentic and often hilarious.??
? Winnipeg Free Press
?[The stories] shows Vanderhaeghe?s mastery of irony and his dexterity in maneuvering from the comic to the tragic.?
? Journal-Constitution (U.S.)
?[A] remarkable selection of stories.?
? ALA Booklist (U.S.)
?Any Canadian looking in the bathroom mirror is sure to recognize one of Guy Vanderhaeghe?s people. Man Descending is the startling debut of an excellent writer.?
Título: MAN DESCENDING.
Editorial: Bodley Head 
Año de publicación: 1986
Condición del libro: Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: 1st Edition
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