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Telescope

Buckley, Jonathan

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ISBN 10: 0956308627 / ISBN 13: 9780956308627
Published by Sort of Books, 2011
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Title: Telescope

Publisher: Sort of Books

Publication Date: 2011

Book Condition:Good

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Daniel Brennan, approaching the premature end of his life, retreats to a room in his brother's suburban house. To divert himself and to entertain Ellen, his carer, he writes the journal that is Telescope, blurring truth, gossip and fiction in vignettes of his own life and the lives of those close to him. Above all he focuses on his siblings: mercurial Celia, whose life as a teacher in Italy seems to have run aground, and kindly Charlie, the entrepreneur of the family. Enriched with remarkable anecdotes and observations on topics ranging from tattoos and Tokyo street fashion to early French photography, Telescope is a startlingly original and moving book, a glimpse of the world through the eyes of a connoisseur of vicarious experience.

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Jonathan Buckley is the highly-praised author of Contact and So He Takes the Dog. He lives in Hove.

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