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Spill simmer falter wither

Author: Sara Baume
Publisher: London William Heinemann, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You find me on a Tuesday, on my Tuesday trip to town. You’re sellotaped to the inside pane of the jumble shop window. A photograph of your mangled face and underneath an appeal for a "Compassionate & tolerant owner, a person without other pets & without children under four". This is a whollly different kind of love story that spans the four seasons echoed in the title, capturing the destructive essence of loneliness.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Baume
ISBN: 9781785150425 1785150421
OCLC Number: 910498477
Awards: Winner of Irish Book Awards: Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year 2015
Short-listed for Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize 2015
Short-listed for Costa First Novel Award 2015
Description: 217 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Sara Baume.

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Ray, aged fifty-seven, 'too old for starting over, too young for giving up', and One Eye, a vicious little bugger, smaller than expected, a good ratter. Both are accustomed to being alone, unloved,  Read more...

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"This book is like a flame in daylight: beautiful and unexpected. It packs a big effect for something that seems so slight, and almost hard to see." -- Anne Enright "A stunning and wonderful Read more...

 
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