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Título: Staring at the Sun-FINE FIRST PRINTING
Editorial: Cape, London
Año de publicación: 1986
Condición del libro: Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author
Edición: First Edition.
Fine first printing in fine dustwrapper. The book is unmarked, square and tight. Minute, almost imperceptible flecking to the lower edge of the text block. The dustwrapper is complete but with dust accumulation to lower edges of both flaps. I have not attempted to clean this. An unread copy. Signed by the author to the title page, without further inscription. As an enthusiastic collector myself, I make every effort to provide a high level of service. Enquiries welcomed. N° de ref. de la librería 005959
Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011
Staring at the Sun charts the life of Jean Serjeant, from her beginning as a naive, carefree country girl before the war through to her wry and trenchant old age in the year 2020. We follow her bruising experience in marriage, her probing of male truths, her adventures in motherhood and in China and we cannot fail to be moved by the questions she asks of life and the often unsatisfactory answers it provides.
Críticas: "None of Mr Barnes's previous work... has quite prepared us for the bewildering maturity of Staring at the Sun...it dazzles in depth" Harpers & Queen "Brilliant... Mr Barnes's work is at the forefront of a new internationalization of British fiction" New York Times "A remarkable and risk-taking book, breezily philosophical and light-fingered, funny and also genuinely affecting in that it touches both the heart and the head" Glasgow Herald
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