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Mr Chartwell By Rebecca Hunt

Mr Chartwell
by Rebecca Hunt

July, 1964. At home in Kent Winston Churchill wakes to a visitor: someone he hasn't seen for a while, a dark, mute bulk, watching him. It's Mr Chartwell. In Battersea, Esther Hammerhans, young, vulnerable and alone, answers the door to her new lodger. Through the glass she sees a vast silhouette. It's Mr Chartwell.
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Mr Chartwell by Rebecca Hunt was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and shortlisted for the Galaxy National Book Awards New Writer of the Year. July, 1964. At home in Kent Winston Churchill wakes to a visitor: someone he hasn't seen for a while, a dark, mute bulk, watching him. It's Mr Chartwell. In Battersea, Esther Hammerhans, young, vulnerable and alone, answers the door to her new lodger. Through the glass she sees a vast silhouette. It's Mr Chartwell. Mr Chartwell is a large, black dog. He is charismatic and dangerously seductive, but as their lives are slowly drawn together, can Esther and Winston withstand his strange, powerful charms and strong hold? For Mr Chartwell's motives are far darker and deeper than they seem. 'Charming, funny, moving, finely crafted and engagingly evocative' Independent 'Charming, original, rewarding, entertaining' Financial Times 'Brilliantly original and thought-provoking. Hunt tackles a serious topic with humour and intelligence' Sunday Express Rebecca Hunt graduated from Central Saint Martins College with a first class honours degree in fine art. She lives and works in London. Her first novel, Mr Chartwell, was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and shortlisted for the Galaxy National Book Awards New Writer of the Year.

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Sku
GOR002794055
Title
Mr Chartwell
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
224
ISBN 10
0141049871
ISBN 13
9780141049878
Prizes
Short-listed for Galaxy National Book Awards: National Book Tokens New Writer of the Year 2010
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