When the World Was Steady ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Claire Messud

When the World Was Steady

Picador
Publication date: April 2012
ISBN: 9780330532006
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

Our price:
$6.99
Emmy Simpson believes she makes her own luck. After an austere wartime childhood in London, she joyfully grasped at her first sign of good fortune and left for Australia. Her sister Virginia doesn't believe in luck at all. She made no more than a brief foray to the other side of the city. The sisters made their choices, made steady worlds for themselves. But now, middle-aged, they find these worlds disintegrating. 'In its rich detail and its humour, this is a wry, uplifting book' Independent on Sunday 'Messud writes beautiful cadenced prose, and proceeds, sentence by sentence, image by image, character by character, to create a fully realized, multi-layered world . . . [she] has the imagination, the craft and the understanding of human nature to write about anything she chooses' Chicago Tribune 'This is a fine first novel, and the "first" is deceptive, for its author has the daring and assurance to take on Iris Murdoch-like questions about goodness and truth' New Yorker
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
When the World Was Steady ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
467 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Claire Messud
The Woman Upstairs ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Claire Messud
The Woman Upstairs
Claire Messud
Knopf, April 2013
ISBN: 9780307596901
Format: ePub
List Price: $13.99 Our price: $10.99
The Hunters ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Claire Messud
The Hunters
Claire Messud
Picador, April 2012
ISBN: 9780330488150
Format: ePub
List Price: $7.99 Our price: $6.99
When the World Was Steady ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Claire Messud
When the World Was Steady
Claire Messud
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, September 2011
ISBN: 9780307279514
Format: ePub
Our price: $11.99
The Emperor's Children ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Claire Messud
The Emperor's Children
Claire Messud
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, August 2006
ISBN: 9780307264190
Format: ePub
Our price: $11.99
Recently Viewed Products