Last Orders – Signed Copy

Graham Swift

ISBN: 9781471192050

£14.99

Signed First Edition hardback copy of Last Orders by Graham Swift

Hand signed by Graham Swift to the title page

Signed at the publisher

In stock

SKU: 9781471192050 Categories: ,

Description

WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 1996

The classic edition of one of the 20th Century’s finest novels

Four men once close to Jack Dodds, a London butcher, meet to carry out his peculiar last wish: to have his ashes scattered into the sea at Margate. For reasons best known to herself, Jack’s widow, Amy, declines to join them . . . On the surface a simple tale of an increasingly bizarre day’s outing, this Booker-prize winning, internationally acclaimed novel is a resonant and classic exploration of the complexity and courage of ordinary lives. Intensely local but overwhelmingly universal, faithful to the fleeting rhythms and accidental eloquence of everyday speech but also to the timeless truths of life and death, it succeeds in being comic and heartstopping, affectionate and wise, and in conferring on its stumbling, disappointed characters an enduring decency, dignity and depth.

Further Information

Format Hardback
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Published 14/11/2019
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