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If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things By Jon McGregor

If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things by Jon McGregor

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McGregor pens a haunting story of the events that transpire over a single dayat the end of summer on a small urban street in England.

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If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things Reviews

"[McGregor's] sharp eye and broad sympathies show a true novelistic sensibility and a sizable talent." Kirkus Reviews

"A wonderful evocation of the beauty and horror of the literally everyday." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

"Absolutely resplendent, the work of a true seer who does for urban England what John Cheever did for Westchester County." Bookpage

"Poignant." Publishers Weekly

"This is fast fiction, as fast as the mind works . . . it's what James Joyce and Virginia Woolf worked to achieve." Los Angeles Times

"What James Joyce and Virginia Woolf worked to achieve." -- A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2003

Los Angeles Times

"Nameless though they may be, McGregor's characters become momentarily vivid through his keen sense of detail and lyrical writing style." The San Francisco Chronicle

About Jon McGregor

Jon McGregor published his first novel in Britain in 2002 to critical acclaim, and was inspired in part by the phenomenal media attention that surrounded the death of Princess Diana. He has written numerous short stories leading, in part, to the development of some of his novels. He founded the Nottingham Writer's Studio in 2006 and also taught a course at Arvon. McGregor lives in Nottingham, England.

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GOR010531494
9780618344581
0618344586
If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things by Jon McGregor
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Houghton Mifflin
2003-11-04
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