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Chapman's Odyssey

Author: Paul Bailey
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"So here he was at last, where he had long feared to be. Harry Chapman is not well, and he doesn't like hospitals. Superficially all is as it normally is in such places, with nurses to chide him and a priest to console. But there are more than usual quotient of voices - is it because of Dr Pereira's wonder drug that he can hear the voice of his mother, acerbic and disappointed in him as ever? Perhaps her presence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bailey
ISBN: 9781408811474 1408811472
OCLC Number: 660539523
Description: 211 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Paul Bailey.

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A masterful new novel from the author of Peter Smart's Confessions and Gabriel's Lament, both shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction.  Read more...

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'If Fred Astaire had been a novelist he'd have been Paul Bailey. This beautiful, moving novel is a piece of dazzling footwork and reveals Bailey once more as one of the wittiest, most panacheful and Read more...

 
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