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The Essence of the Thing

ISBN: 9780007291359

 

The Essence of the Thing

by Madeleine St.John

About this title: An exciting new talent, shortlisted for the 1997 Booker Prize, hailed as 'a triumph' by The Times, and a poignant observer of human hearts, foibles and follies. "There isn't a false note in the book, nothing but ravishing grace, wit and tender feelings.' Mail on Sunday Nicola's problems began when she is finally told by her partner, Jonathan, 'that we should part...'. She nips out to the off-licence to buy cigarettes and returns to find a stranger in her living room. The stranger looks like Jonathan, talks like Jonathan, ... read more

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