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Autumn

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Author: Smith, Ali
Series title:Seasonal Quartet Ser.
ISBN:978-0-241-20700-0
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Hamish Hamilton
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

"The first of four novels in a shape-shifting series, wide-ranging in timescale and light-footed through histories. Fusing Keatsian mists and mellow fruitfulness with the vitality, the immediacy and the colour-hit of Pop Art - via a bit of very contemporary skulduggery and skull-diggery - Autumn is a witty excavation of the present by the past. The novel is a stripped-branches take on popular culture, and a meditation, in a world growing ever more bordered and exclusive, on what...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.4 x 22.2 x 2.7 cm
Book Weight:0.402 Kilograms
Author Biography
Smith, Ali (Author)


Ali Smith was born in 1962 in Inverness. She is a Scottish writer. She studied at the University of Aberdeen and then at Newnham College, Cambridge, for a PhD. She worked as a lecturer at University of Strathclyde until she fell ill with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Following this she became a full-time writer[4] and now writes for The Guardian, The Scotsman, and the Times Literary Supplement.

In 2007 she was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Smith was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to literature. Her short story colection includes: Free Love and Other Stories, The Whole Story and Other Stories, and The First Person and Other Stories. Her novels include: Like, Hotel World, The Accidental, Girl Meets Boy, There But For The, and How to Be Both. She was short listed for the Folio Prize 2015. She won the 2015 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for her novel How to be Both.

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