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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

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Pearl Tull is the matriarchal head of the Tull family since being abandoned by her husband Beck 35 years ago. She was left to brin... Lire la suite
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Pearl Tull is the matriarchal head of the Tull family since being abandoned by her husband Beck 35 years ago. She was left to bring up their three children. The author also wrote "Saint Maybe", "The Clock Winder", "Morgan's Passing" and "If Morning Ever Comes".

Préface
From the Pulitzer prize-winning Sunday Times bestseller Anne Tyler. Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant is now re-jacketed along with the rest of Tyler's books in striking new backlist style

Auteur
Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her bestselling novels include Breathing Lessons, The Accidental Tourist, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Ladder of Years, Back When We Were Grownups, A Patchwork Planet, The Amateur Marriage, Digging to America, A Spool of Blue Thread and Vinegar Girl.

In 1989 she won the Pulitzer Prize for Breathing Lessons; in 1994 she was nominated by Roddy Doyle and Nick Hornby as 'the greatest novelist writing in English'; in 2012 she received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence; and in 2015 A Spool of Blue Thread was a Sunday Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and the Man Booker Prize.

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Through every family run memories which bind it together despite everything. The Tulls of Baltimore are no exception. Abandoned by her salesman husband, Pearl is left to bring up her three children alone Cody, a flawed devil, Ezra, a flawed saint, and Jenny, errant and passionate. Now, as Pearl lies dying, stiffly encased in her pride and solitude, the past is unlocked and with it its secrets.

OVER A MILLION ANNE TYLER BOOKS SOLD

'She's changed my perception on life' Anna Chancellor

'One of my favourite authors ' Liane Moriarty

'She spins gold' Elizabeth Buchan

'Anne Tyler has no peer' Anita Shreve

'My favourite writer, and the best line-and-length novelist in the world' Nick Hornby

'A masterly author' Sebastian Faulks

'Tyler is not merely good, she is wickedly good' John Updike

'I love Anne Tyler' Anita Brookner

'Her fiction has strength of vision, originality, freshness, unconquerable humour' Eudora Welty

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
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Code EAN: 9780099916406
ISBN: 978-0-09-991640-6
Format: Livre de poche
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 384
Poids: 312g
Taille: H131mm x B223mm x T25mm
Année: 1992

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