The Life to Come

The Life to Come

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Winner of the Miles Franklin Award, 2018 Longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award, 2018

New Statesman's best books of the year, 2018

Michelle de Kretser's fifth novel is both a delicious satire on the way we live now and a deeply moving examination of the true nature of friendship.

Pippa is a writer who longs for success. Celeste tries to convince herself that her feelings for her married lover are reciprocated. Ash makes strategic use of his childhood in Sri Lanka but blots out the memory of a tragedy from that time. Driven by riveting stories and unforgettable characters, here is a dazzling meditation on intimacy, loneliness and our flawed perception of other people.

Profoundly moving as well as bitingly funny, The Life to Come reveals how the shadows cast by both the past and the future can transform, distort and undo the present. Travelling from Sydney to Paris and Sri Lanka, this mesmerising novel feels at once firmly classic and exhilaratingly contemporary.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781760296704
BY (AUTHOR) Kretser, Michelle de
PUBLISHER : Allen & Unwin PUBLICATION DATE : January 04, 2018
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : Australia IMPRINT : Allen & Unwin
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 240 mm x 160 mm
WEIGHT : 665 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items
DESCRIPTION :
Winner of the Miles Franklin Award, 2018 Longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award, 2018

New Statesman's best books of the year, 2018

Michelle de Kretser's fifth novel is both a delicious satire on the way we live now and a deeply moving examination of the true nature of friendship.

Pippa is a writer who longs for success. Celeste tries to convince herself that her feelings for her married lover are reciprocated. Ash makes strategic use of his childhood in Sri Lanka but blots out the memory of a tragedy from that time. Driven by riveting stories and unforgettable characters, here is a dazzling meditation on intimacy, loneliness and our flawed perception of other people.

Profoundly moving as well as bitingly funny, The Life to Come reveals how the shadows cast by both the past and the future can transform, distort and undo the present. Travelling from Sydney to Paris and Sri Lanka, this mesmerising novel feels at once firmly classic and exhilaratingly contemporary.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781760296704
BY (AUTHOR) Kretser, Michelle de
PUBLISHER : Allen & Unwin PUBLICATION DATE : January 04, 2018
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : Australia IMPRINT : Allen & Unwin
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 240 mm x 160 mm
WEIGHT : 665 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items