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This intensely remembered, partly autobiographical novel, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1989, describes the childhood of Billi, a girl growing up in Europe between the wars. When her father dies, she swaps life in a run-down German chateau for an exhilarating existence with her beautiful, talented and unreliable mother on the French Riviera. Sent away to England for schooling, the gypsy-like Billi ricochets between short-lived tutors and a life of reading, friends and public lectures. Returning to the ...

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Jigsaw: An Unsentimental Education 2018, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781681371917

Trade paperback

Jigsaw: An Unsentimental Education 2005, Eland Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780907871798

New edition

Paperback

Jigsaw: An Unsentimental Education 2001, Counterpoint LLC, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781582431437

Trade paperback

Jigsaw: An Unsentimental Education 1989, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394493404

American edition

Hardcover