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Popular fiction Starnone, D/Lahiri, J(tr): Trick
- Price: £11.99
- ISBN: 9781609454449
- Availability: Out of stock - expected on 25/10/2019 if you order today
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Sharp, succinct storytelling and breathtaking prose combine in this new novel by the author of the New York Times editor’s pick, Ties.
Imagine a duel between an elderly man and a mere boy. The same blood runs through their veins. One, Daniele Mallarico, is a successful illustrator whose reputation is slowly fading. The other, Mario, is his four-year-old grandson. The older combatant has lived for years in solitude, focusing obsessively on his work. The younger one has been left by his querulous parents with his grandfather for a 72-hour stay. Shut inside an apartment in Naples that is filled with the ghosts of Mallarico’s own childhood, grandfather and grandson match wits, while outside lurks Naples, a wily, violent, and passionate city whose influence is not easily shaken.
Trick is a gripping, wry, brilliantly devised drama, “an extremely playful literary composition,” as Jhumpa Lahiri describes it in her introduction, about aging, family, art, and reconciling with one’s past.
|Publication Date||March 2018||Authors||Domenico Starnone / Jhumpa Lahiri|
|Inspection Copy||No||Delivery||Out of stock - expected on 25/10/2019 if you order today|
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