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The making of Henry

Author: Howard Jacobson
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One day, out of the blue, Henry Nagel receives a solicitor's letter telling him he has inherited a sumptuous apartment in St John's Wood. Divine intervention? Or his late father's love nest? Henry doesn't know, but he is glad to escape the North, where there is nothing and no one to keep him. After nearly sixty years of angry disappointment, Henry's life is about to change."
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jacobson, Howard.
Making of Henry.
London : Jonathan Cape, 2004
(OCoLC)607269767
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Jacobson
ISBN: 0224073524 9780224073523
OCLC Number: 55852491
Description: 340 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Howard Jacobson.
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"Jacobson is among the most exhilarating of intelligent contemporary novelists."--"The Guardian "Painful, funny and highly readable. Jacobson is at the top of his verbal form here"--"The Evening Read more...

 
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