Acclaim for Anita Brookner’s LEAVING HOME. Clarity is Anita Brookner’s coin.
Acclaim for Anita Brookner’s LEAVING HOME. Brookner’s measured tone, her precision, and her disregard for obvious poetic devices make her writing strikingly spare. wonderfully economical. The Atlantic Monthly. The Washington Post Book World.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. At twenty-six, Emma Roberts comes to the painful realization that if she is ever to become truly independent.
At twenty-six, Emma Roberts comes to the painful realization that if she is ever to become truly independent, she must leave her comfortable London flat and venture into the wider world. This entails not only breaking free from a claustrophobic relationship with her mother, but also shedding her inherited tendency toward melancholy. Once settled in a small Paris hotel, Emma befriends Fran?oise Desnoyers, a vibrant young woman who offers Emma a glimpse into a turbulent life so different from her own.
Anita Brookner CBE (16 July 1928 – 10 March 2016) was an English award-winning novelist and art historian. She was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cambridge from 1967 to 1968 and was the first woman to hold this visiting professorship. She was awarded the 1984 Man Booker Prize for her novel Hotel du Lac. Brookner was born in Herne Hill, a suburb of London.
Brookner, Anita Leaving Home Fiction On the surface, Leaving Home is about a woman trying to reach a decision about her future and is typical of Anita Brookner’s writing. Brookner specializes in real. Пользовательский отзыв - annejacinta - LibraryThing. Tells the story of Emma Roberts, her friend Francoise. Denoys, her flat in London and room in Paris. It explores attachment between mothers and daughters, French idea of property and inheritance.
Anita Brookner is an unflinching novelist who writes beautifully and fearlessly about subjects that other writers leave well .
Anita Brookner is an unflinching novelist who writes beautifully and fearlessly about subjects that other writers leave well alone. Her control of her material is absolute and the glassy surfaces of her heroine's interpretations of the world are rendered with consummate skill and, at times, startling humour.
Автор: Brookner, Anita Название: Leaving Home Издательство: Random House (USA) Классификация: ISBN . 2007 Серия: Fiction Язык: ENG Размер: 2. 7 x 1. 1 x . 7 cm Поставляется из: США.
In her exquisite new novel, acclaimed author Anita Brookner deals with one of the great dramas of our lives: growing up and leaving home. The little lives they lead enabled by lack of monetary worries and no real need to "do" much of anything save remain intropective.