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Title: LINCOLN IN THE BARDO
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017
By: George Saunders
Format: Hardback

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ISBN 10: 1408871742
ISBN 13: 9781408871744
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Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
Pub. date: 9 March, 2017
Pages: 368
Synopsis: LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017A NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2017`It would be an understatement to call this novel an extraordinary tour de force' Sunday TimesThe extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George Saunders, about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the dawn of the Civil WarThe American Civil War rages while President Lincoln's beloved eleven-year-old son lies gravely ill. In a matter of days, Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery. Newspapers report that a grief-stricken Lincoln returns to the crypt several times alone to hold his boy's body.From this seed of historical truth, George Saunders spins an unforgettable story of familial love and loss that breaks free of realism, entering a thrilling, supernatural domain both hilarious and terrifying. Willie Lincoln finds himself trapped in a transitional realm - called, in Tibetan tradition, the bardo - and as ghosts mingle, squabble, gripe and commiserate, and stony tendrils creep towards the boy, a monumental struggle erupts over young Willie's soul.Unfolding over a single night, Lincoln in the Bardo is written with George Saunders' inimitable humour, pathos and grace. Here he invents an exhilarating new form, and is confirmed as one of the most important and influential writers of his generation. Deploying a theatrical, kaleidoscopic panoply of voices - living and dead, historical and fictional - Lincoln in the Bardo poses a timeless question: how do we live and love when we know that everything we hold dear must end?
Publication: UK
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Returns: Returnable
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CONGRATULATIONS, BY THE WAY
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FOX 8
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PASTORALIA
PASTORALIA (PB)
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REMINISCENCES (HB)
REMINISCENCES...
SAMIZDAT (PB)
TENTH OF DECEMBER
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THE BRIEF AND FRIGHTENING REIGN OF PHIL
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THE BRIEF AND FRIGHTENING REIGN OF PHIL (PB)
THE BRIEF AND FRIGHTENING REIGN OF PHIL (PB)
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THE RISE OF THE SUPERCONDUCTORS (PB)
THE VERY PERSISTENT GAPPERS OF FRIP (HB)
THE VERY PERSISTENT GAPPERS OF FRIP (HB)
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