Clever Girl

Clever Girl

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Like Alice Munro and Colm Tóibín, Tessa Hadley possesses the remarkable ability to transform the mundane into the sublime—an eye for the beauty, innocence, and irony of ordinary lives that elevates domestic fiction to literary art. In Clever Girl, she offers the indelible story of one woman's life, unfolded in a series of beautifully sculpted episodes that illuminate an era, moving from the 1960s to today.

Written with the celebrated precision, intensity, and… (more)

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Bookreporter : Clever Girl (March 21, 2014)

It is a remarkable feat of storytelling from Tessa Hadley, not only to portray an ordinary life in such a compelling and atmospheric manner as to render it unforgettable, but also to raise thought-provoking questions about how 'ordinary' any life actually is.

“Clever Girl” isn’t plot-driven and isn’t a character study and isn’t preoccupied with language, but its elements work in patient harmony.

This carefully wrought novel transcends mere character study, offering up Stella’s story as a portrait of how accidents and happenstance can cohere into a life.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Harper (March 04, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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