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A Start in Life By Anita Brookner

A Start in Life
by Anita Brookner

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Since childhood, Ruth Weiss has been escaping from life into books, from the hothouse attentions of her parents into the warmth of lovers and friends. Now Dr Weiss, at 40, knows that her life has been ruined by literature and that once again she must make a new start.
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Excellent * Sunday Times *
Enormously sophisticated, knowing, often very funny tragi-comedy * Financial Times *

About Anita Brookner


Anita Brookner was born in south London in 1928, the daughter of a Polish immigrant family. She trained as an art historian, and worked at the Courtauld Institute of Art until her retirement in 1988. She published her first novel, A Start in Life, in 1981 and her twenty-fourth, Strangers, in 2009. Hotel du Lac won the 1984 Booker Prize. As well as fiction, Anita Brookner has published a number of volumes of art criticism.

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GOR001188376
A Start in Life by Anita Brookner
Anita Brookner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1991-06-27
176
0140147438
9780140147438
N/A
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