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The Goldfinch By Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt's phenomenally acclaimed new novel.
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The Goldfinch Summary


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2014 Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless in New York, he is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. He is tormented by an unbearable longing for his mother, and down the years clings to the thing that most reminds him of her: a small, strangely captivating painting that ultimately draws him into the criminal underworld. As he grows up, Theo learns to glide between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love - and his talisman, the painting, places him at the centre of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle. The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America and a drama of enthralling power. Combining unforgettably vivid characters and thrilling suspense, it is a beautiful, addictive triumph - a sweeping story of loss and obsession, of survival and self-invention, of the deepest mysteries of love, identity and fate.

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Additional information

Sku
GOR005877339
Title
The Goldfinch
Author
Donna Tartt
Condition
Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Year published
2014-06-03
Number of pages
880
ISBN 10
0349139636
ISBN 13
9780349139630
Prizes
Winner of Pulitzer Prize 2014 (UK) Winner of Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 2014 (UK) Short-listed for Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014 (UK)
Cover note
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
Note
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.