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Swan Song

Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019


Συγγραφέας: Greenberg-Jephcott Kelleigh
Εκδότης: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9781786090188
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 480
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Διαστάσεις: 20x3x13
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2019
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2019

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Swan Song"

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION

"The new Donna Tartt" Vogue

"A dazzlingly assured first novel... This clever book, with the moreish astringency of a negroni, is a perfect summer cocktail." SUNDAY TIMES

"A whirlwind of a first novel. There is great pathos in the Swans’ woundings and in their inevitable decline. And the character of Truman himself shimmers through the novel in a wonderful blaze of eccentricity and excess. Outstanding." ROSE TREMAIN

To the outside world, they were the icons of high society ― the most glamorous and influential women of their age. To Truman Capote they were his Swans: the ideal heroines, as vulnerable as they were powerful. They trusted him with their most guarded, martini-soaked secrets, each believing she was more special and loved than the next…

Until he betrayed them.

"Writers write. And one can’t be surprised if they write what they know."


"A completely fascinating novel and a marvellously skilful re-imagining of real people, times and places. Outstanding." WILLIAM BOYD

"Scandalous, frenetic, amusing and tragic." DAILY MAIL

"Our generation’s The Secret History" PENDORA

"Brilliantly written, deeply researched, funny, sharp and moving." KATE WILLIAMS, bestselling author of Josephine

"Brilliantly captures Capote’s acid wit and his dramatic downfall." THE TIMES, Books of the Year

"This is a first novel of extraordinary skill, a book of which Capote would have been proud" OBSERVER

"Greenberg-Jephcott's debut is a devastating read that blurs the lines between vulnerability and narcissism; sex and power... will have you racing breathlessly towards the end" THE POOL


Συγγραφέας/εις: Greenberg-Jephcott Kelleigh
ISBN: 9781786090188
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 04/06/2019
Εκδότης: Cornerstone
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Σελίδες: 480
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 341 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 20x3x13 cm
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2019

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