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Last Orders

Last Orders
Last Orders
Autor: Swift, Graham
Vydavateľ: Picador
Rok: 1996
Obal: hard
Počet strán: 295
Stav: 5/5
Cena: € 22.90

Last Orders, winner of the 1996 Booker Prize, is Graham Swift's most poignant exploration of the complexity and courage of ordinary lives.

Four men gather in a London pub. They have taken it upon themselves to carry out the last orders of Jack Dodds, master butcher, and deliver his ashes to the sea. As they drive towards the fulfillment of their mission, their errand becomes an extraordinary journey into their collective and individual pasts. Braiding these men's voices, and that of Jack's widow, into a choir of sorrow and resentment, passion and regret, Swift creates a testament to a changing England and to enduring mortality.

About the author:

Graham Swift was born in 1949 and is the author of eight acclaimed novels and a collection of short stories; his most recent work is Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing. With Waterland he won the Guardian Fiction Prize (1983), and with Last Orders the Booker Prize (1996). Both novels have since been made into films. Graham Swift's work has appeared in over thirty languages. 


 
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