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The Forgotten Waltz (Signed First Edition)

Anne Enright

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ISBN 10: 022408903X / ISBN 13: 9780224089036
Published by Jonathan Cape, 2011
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LONDON: Jonathan Cape, 2011. First edition. First printing. Harbound. NEW/NEW. A pristine unread copy, never opened, perfect in all respects. Shipped in well padded box. Smoke free. SIGNED by author on title page. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # E2-848

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Title: The Forgotten Waltz (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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"The Forgotten Waltz" is a memory of desire: a recollection of the bewildering speed of attraction, the irreparable slip into longing. In Terenure, a pleasant suburb of Dublin, in the winter of 2009, it has snowed. Gina Moynihan, girl about town, recalls the trail of lust and happenstance that brought her to fall for 'the love of her life', Sean Vallely. As the city outside comes to a halt, Gina remembers the days of their affair in one hotel room or another: long afternoons made blank by bliss and denial. Now, as the silent streets and the stillness and vertigo of the falling snow make the day luminous and full of possibility, Gina waits the arrival on her doorstep of Sean's fragile, twelve-year-old daughter, Evie - the complication, and gravity, of this second life. In this extraordinary novel, this opening book of secrets, Anne Enright speaks directly to the readers she won with the success of "The Gathering". Here, again, is the sudden, momentous drama of everyday life, the volatile connections between people; that fresh eye for each flinch and gesture; the wry, accurate take on families, marriage, brittle middle age. The same verve and humour and breathtaking control are evident; the ability to merge the ordinary and the beautiful. With "The Forgotten Waltz" Enright turns her attention fully to love - you might even call it romance - as she follows another flawed and unforgettable heroine on a journey of the heart. Writing at the height of her powers, this is Anne Enright's tour de force, a novel of intelligence, passion and real distinction.

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Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. She has published two collections of stories, collected as Yesterday's Weather, one book of non-fiction, Making Babies, and four novels, most recently The Gathering, which was the Irish Novel of the Year, and won the Irish Fiction Award and the 2007 Man Booker Prize.

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