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White Hotel

Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 1981

«To describe this novel as spine-tingling in its indescribable poetic effect would be to trivialize its profoundly tragic theme. Say then that it is heart-stunning»

The New York Times

A novel of searing eroticism and sensuality set against the broad sweep of twentieth-century history, the Booker Prize shortlisted THE WHITE HOTEL is a modern classic. Les mer

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A novel of searing eroticism and sensuality set against the broad sweep of twentieth-century history, the Booker Prize shortlisted THE WHITE HOTEL is a modern classic.

Detaljer

Forlag
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
240
ISBN
9780753809259
Utgivelsesår
2004
Format
20 x 13 cm
Priser
World Fantasy Award 1982

Om forfatteren

D.M. Thomas was born in Cornwall in 1935. After reading English at New College, Oxford, he became a teacher until he became a full-time writer. His novels include THE FLUTE PLAYER, ARARAT, SWALLOW, SPHINX, SUMMIT, FLYING INTO LOVE and EATING PAVLOVA. He has also published memoirs, several volumes of poetry and translations of Pushkin and Anna Akhmatova. He now lives in Cornwall.

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«To describe this novel as spine-tingling in its indescribable poetic effect would be to trivialize its profoundly tragic theme. Say then that it is heart-stunning»

The New York Times

«Astonishing ... A forthright sensuality mixed with a fine historical feeling for the nightmare moments in modern history, a dreamlike fluidity and quickness»

John Updike

«

A dazzler that lingers in the mind

»

People

«A remarkable and original novel ... there is no novel to my knowledge which resembles this in technique or ideas. It stands alone»

Graham Greene

«A novel of blazing imaginative and intellectual force»

Salman Rushdie

«This novel is a reminder that fiction can amaze»

Time

«Precise, troubling, brilliant»

Observer

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