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9.99 Firefly

On a secluded hillside in Jamaica lies Firefly, Noël Coward's peaceful retreat. Here, between sundowners and sunsets, brandies and cigarettes, the seventy-year-old Coward whiles away his days -- a comforting, frustrating pattern of unwanted breakfasts, reluctant walks, graceless dips in the pool -- in the company of his manservant Patrice. Set over a series of summer days in the early 1970s, Firefly flits through Coward's dreams and memories, his successes and… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

Janette Jenkins’s book is both quietly witty and remarkable in portraying the slipping away of mind and body that comes with old age.

Kirkus Reviews : Firefly (October 02, 2013)

A charming but unsentimental evocation of celebrity.

Book Details  

Publisher: Europa Editions (October 01, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 156 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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