How to be Both by Ali Smith

How to be Both by Ali Smith

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Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, this book features forms, times, truths and fictions.

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Winner Of The Baileys Women's Prize For Fiction 2015. Winner of The Inner Of The Goldsmiths Prize 2014. Shortlisted For The Man Booker Prize 2014. Winner Of The 2014 COSTA NOVEL Award. Winner Of The Saltire Society Literary Book Of The Year Award 2014. Nominated For The Folio Prize 2015. How to be both is the dazzling, award-winning novel by Ali Smith Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. How to be both is a novel all about art's versatility. Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, it's a fast-moving genre-bending conversation between forms, times, truths and fictions. There's a renaissance artist of the 1460s. There's the child of a child of the 1960s. Two tales of love and injustice twist into a singular yarn where time gets timeless, structural gets playful, knowing gets mysterious, fictional gets real - and all life's givens get given a second chance. "Brims with palpable joy." (Daily Telegraph). "She's a genius, genuinely modern in the heroic, glorious sense." (Alain de Botton). "I take my hat off to Ali Smith. Her writing lifts the soul." (Evening Standard). Ali Smith was born in Inverness in 1962 and lives in Cambridge. She is the author of Artful, There but for the, Free Love, Like, Hotel World, Other Stories and Other Stories, The Whole Story and Other Stories, The Accidental, Girl Meets Boy and The First Person and Other Stories.

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SKU GOR006664901
Title How to be Both
Author By (author) Ali Smith
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2015
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0141025204
ISBN 13 9780141025209
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Folio Prize 2015. Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014. Shortlisted for Costa Novel Award 2014. Shortlisted for Goldsmiths Prize 2014.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Winner Of The Baileys Women's Prize For Fiction 2015. Winner of The Inner Of The Goldsmiths Prize 2014. Shortlisted For The Man Booker Prize 2014. Winner Of The 2014 COSTA NOVEL Award. Winner Of The Saltire Society Literary Book Of The Year Award 2014. Nominated For The Folio Prize 2015. How to be both is the dazzling, award-winning novel by Ali Smith Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. How to be both is a novel all about art's versatility. Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, it's a fast-moving genre-bending conversation between forms, times, truths and fictions. There's a renaissance artist of the 1460s. There's the child of a child of the 1960s. Two tales of love and injustice twist into a singular yarn where time gets timeless, structural gets playful, knowing gets mysterious, fictional gets real - and all life's givens get given a second chance. "Brims with palpable joy." (Daily Telegraph). "She's a genius, genuinely modern in the heroic, glorious sense." (Alain de Botton). "I take my hat off to Ali Smith. Her writing lifts the soul." (Evening Standard). Ali Smith was born in Inverness in 1962 and lives in Cambridge. She is the author of Artful, There but for the, Free Love, Like, Hotel World, Other Stories and Other Stories, The Whole Story and Other Stories, The Accidental, Girl Meets Boy and The First Person and Other Stories.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006664901
Title How to be Both
Author By (author) Ali Smith
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2015
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0141025204
ISBN 13 9780141025209
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Folio Prize 2015. Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014. Shortlisted for Costa Novel Award 2014. Shortlisted for Goldsmiths Prize 2014.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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