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The assassination of Margaret Thatcher : and other stories
The assassination of Margaret Thatcher : and other stories
Mantel, Hilary, 1952-2014
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"In The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating characterization, unsparing eye, and rascally intelligence are once again fully on display. Her classic wicked humor in each story--which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture--brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way. Mantel brutally and acutely writes about gender, marriage, class, family, and sex, cutting to the core of human experience. Unpredictable, diverse, and even shockingly unexpected, each story grabs you by the throat within a couple of sentences. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher displays a magnificent writer at the peak of her powers"--
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Imprint:
London : Fourth Estate, 2014.©2014
Collation:
242 pages ; 21 cm.
Notes:
"A John Macrae book.""Twice winner of The Man Booker Prize".- cover.
Contents:
Sorry to Disturb -- Comma -- Winter Break -- Harley Street -- Offences Against the Person -- How Shall I Know You? -- The Heart Fails Without Warning -- Terminus -- The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher.
ISBN:
9780007580972 (hardback)0007583087 (hardback)
Language:
English
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Brighton LibraryAdult FictionMANTOnloan - Due: 01 Nov 2020
Brighton LibraryAdult FictionMANTOnloan - Due: 01 Nov 2020
Brighton LibraryAdult FictionMANTIn-transit from The Home Delivery Service to Brighton Library (Set: 17 Sep 2020)
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