Instructions for a Heatwave

Instructions for a Heatwave

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Sophisticated, intelligent, impossible to put down, Maggie O’Farrell’s beguiling novels—After You’d Gone, winner of a Betty Trask Award; The Distance Between Us, winner of a Somerset Maugham Award; The Hand That First Held Mine, winner of the Costa Novel Award; and her unforgettable bestseller The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox—blend richly textured psychological drama with page-turning suspense. Instructions for a Heatwave finds her at the top of her game,… (più)

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Instructions for a Heatwave is never dull, never unconvincing, proceeding at a stately and crisp speed through a fully rendered world, grappling at all times and in an original way with the fascinating problems of our time, rushing head-long — and yet staggering almost drunkenly when necessary — towards a stirring and wondrous conclusion.

“Instructions for a Heatwave” dutifully draws the reader through the keeping, and then the disclosure, of what has been concealed, but the novel’s pleasure and urgency lie in the indelibly familiar.

O’Farrell smartly avoids a tidy wrap-up, but I can tell you that each Riordan changes believably. She also gives insight into what damage can be done to families without some rational honesty, with or without a natural disaster.

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Editore: Vintage (18 Giugno 2013)

Format: EPUB

Numero di pagine: 304 pagine

Dimensioni del file: 2.2 MB

Protezione: DRM

Lingua: Inglese


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