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H(A)PPY

Author: Nicola Barker
Publisher: London : Cornerstone Digital, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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*WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2017*, a story which tells itself and then consumes itself. It's a place where language glows, where words buzz and sparkle and finally implode. It's a novel which twists and writhes with all the terrifying precision of a tiny fish in an Escher lithograph - a book where the mere telling of a story is the end of certainty.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Barker
ISBN: 9781473539303 1473539307
OCLC Number: 1003998526
Awards: Winner of The Goldsmiths Prize 2017 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages)
Responsibility: Nicola Barker.

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*WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2017*, a story which tells itself and then consumes itself. It's a place where language glows, where words buzz and sparkle and finally implode. It's a novel which twists and writhes with all the terrifying precision of a tiny fish in an Escher lithograph - a book where the mere telling of a story is the end of certainty.

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"Nicola Barker's H(A)PPY is a work of vaulting ambition. It is deathly serious but played out with the lightest of touches. She takes the vapid discourse of social media blather, with all its `likes' Read more...

 
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