Jane Gardam The People on Privilege Hill

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The People on Privilege Hill

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A new collection of stories from a writer at the height of her powers?a celebrated stylist admired for her caustic humor, freewheeling imagination, love of humanity and wicked powers of observation. This is a delightful grouping of stories, witty and wise, that includes the return of Sir Edward Feathers, ?Old Filth? himself.

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Jane Gardam has twice won the Whitbread Award, for The Hollow Land, and Queen of the Tambourine. She is also the author of God on the Rocks, which was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and most recently, Faith Fox.

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aGardamas prose is so economical that no moment she describes is either gratuitous or wasted.aa"The New Yorker"
aArtful, perfectly judged shifts of mood fill "The People on Privilege Hill "with an abiding sense of joy.aa"The Guardian"
aGardam is an exquisite storyteller, picking up threads, laying them down, returning to them and giving them new meaning.aa"The Seattle Times"
a[Gardam] will bring immense pleasure to readers who treasure fiction that is intelligent, witty, sophisticated.aa"The Washington Post"
aGardam is evocative and conveys substance in descriptions and dialogue.a a"The Philadelphia Inquirer"
aJane Gardam is one of our finest novelists. Like Samuel Beckett, she explores the corrosive loneliness of being alive and the courage it takes to continue.a a "The New Statesman"

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Gardam s prose is so economical that no moment she describes is either gratuitous or wasted. "The New Yorker"
Artful, perfectly judged shifts of mood fill "The People on Privilege Hill "with an abiding sense of joy. "The Guardian"
Gardam is an exquisite storyteller, picking up threads, laying them down, returning to them and giving them new meaning. "The Seattle Times"
[Gardam] will bring immense pleasure to readers who treasure fiction that is intelligent, witty, sophisticated. "The Washington Post"
Gardam is evocative and conveys substance in descriptions and dialogue. "The Philadelphia Inquirer"
Jane Gardam is one of our finest novelists. Like Samuel Beckett, she explores the corrosive loneliness of being alive and the courage it takes to continue. "The New Statesman"

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?Gardam's prose is so economical that no moment she describes is either gratuitous or wasted. "The New Yorker"

?Artful, perfectly judged shifts of mood fill "The People on Privilege Hill "with an abiding sense of joy. "The Guardian"

?Gardam is an exquisite storyteller, picking up threads, laying them down, returning to them and giving them new meaning. "The Seattle Times"

?[Gardam] will bring immense pleasure to readers who treasure fiction that is intelligent, witty, sophisticated. "The Washington Post"

?Gardam is evocative and conveys substance in descriptions and dialogue.? ?"The Philadelphia Inquirer"

?Jane Gardam is one of our finest novelists. Like Samuel Beckett, she explores the corrosive loneliness of being alive and the courage it takes to continue.? ? "The New Statesman"

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