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Anita Brookner - Under Influence (2nd Hand Hardback)

£6.25
SKU B002029
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Fiction - Modern Mainstream Fiction
  • Published : 1999 (Viking - 1st Edition, 3rd Printing)
  • ISBN : 9780670886371
  • SKU : B002029
  • PPC : SP490gm
  • RRP : £16.99 (Unclipped)
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

Undue Influence is the nineteenth novel by Anita Brookner, the Booker Prize winning author of Hotel du Lac.

Enigmatic Claire is 30 and lives alone. When she meets Martin Gibson, a faded scholar, she becomes inordinately interested.

She is even more interested when she meets his wife, a far more spectacular personality. But the unexpected news of this woman's death releases emotions that were not entirely foreseen.

'All of Brookner's novels are great, but this is one of the best . . . Brookner, though acclaimed, deserves more excitement, more rapture from us. Hotel du Lac and the Booker Prize were a long time ago, and it's not her fault if she has bloomed equally brightly every year without fail. I think we're taking her for granted if we don't jump up and celebrate this book right now' - Julie Myerson, Independent on Sunday

'Her technique as a novelist is so sure and so quietly commanding' - Hilary Mantel, Guardian.

'She is one of the great writers of contemporary fiction' - Literary Review.

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