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Trading futures

Author: Jim Powell
Publisher: London : Picador, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When I was small, my mother showed me how to grow a carrot from a carrot. She cut the top off a carrot, ran a cocktail stick horizontally through the stub and suspended it over a jam jar, just touching water. This was one of the many exciting ways in which I was prepared for adult life. This is Matthew Oxenhay at sixty: a stranger to his wife, an embarrassment to his children, and failed former contender for the top  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Powell
ISBN: 9781509806423 1509806423
OCLC Number: 946285501
Description: 210 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jim Powell.

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The brilliantly observed and very witty story of one man's unravelling.  Read more...

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Between rasping comedy and gentle melancholy, Jim Powell excels in evoking those liberating moments where the course of a whole life can change. * Le Figaro * Powell is very good on the sense of lost Read more...

 
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