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Stuart, Douglas: Shuggie Bain

Winner of the Booker Prize 2020
A heart-wrenchingly moving first novel set in Glasgow during the Thatcher years, Shuggie Bain tells the story of a boy's doomed attempt to save his proud, alcoholic mother from her addiction.Compulsively readable? As [the novel] beautifully and shockingly illustrates how Shuggie ends up alone, this novel offers a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Very highly recommended
B-Format Paperback
Autor Stuart, Douglas
Verlag Pan macmillan Ltd.
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2021
Seitenangabe 448 S.
Meldetext innert 1-2 Tage lieferbar
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.7 cm x B13.0 cm x D2.9 cm 325 g
Coverlag Picador (Imprint/Brand)
A heart-wrenchingly moving first novel set in Glasgow during the Thatcher years, Shuggie Bain tells the story of a boy's doomed attempt to save his proud, alcoholic mother from her addiction.Compulsively readable? As [the novel] beautifully and shockingly illustrates how Shuggie ends up alone, this novel offers a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Very highly recommended
B-Format Paperback
Fr. 18.50
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-1-5290-1929-2
Verfügbarkeit: innert 1-2 Tage lieferbar

Über den Autor Stuart, Douglas

Douglas Stuart was born and raised in Glasgow. After graduating from the Royal College of Art, he moved to New York, where he began a career in fashion design. Shuggie Bain, his first novel, won the Booker Prize and the Sue Kaufman Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was shortlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction, the Kirkus Prize and the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. His short stories have appeared in the New Yorker and his essay on Gender, Anxiety and Class was published by Lit Hub. He lives in New York.

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