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Książki z tagiem „booker shortlist”
  • A Little Life
    A Little Life
    Autor: Hanya Yanagihara
    Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the...
    czytelników: 41 | opinie: 3 | ocena: 8,4 (15 głosów)
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
    We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
    Autor: Karen Joy Fowler
    Meet the Cooke family. Our narrator is Rosemary Cooke. As a child, she never stopped talking; as a young woman, she has wrapped herself in silence: the silence of intentional forgetting, of...
    czytelników: 29 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 6,5 (12 głosów)
  • The Story of Lucy Gault
    The Story of Lucy Gault
    Autor: William Trevor
    The stunning new novel from highly acclaimed author William Trevor is a brilliant, subtle, and moving story of love, guilt, and forgiveness. The Gault family leads a life of privilege in early 1920s...
    czytelników: 10 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • Pasmore
    Autor: David Storey
    Są to dzieje nagłego niewytłumaczalnego załamania psychicznego trzydziestokilkuletniego mężczyzny, wykładowcy historii w londyńskim college'u. Ogarnięty nagłą depresją i wynikającym z niej całkowity...
    czytelników: 9 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6 (1 głos)
  • "J"
    Autor: Howard Jacobson
    Finalist for the 2014 Man Booker Prize “J is a snarling, effervescent, and ambitious philosophical work of fiction that poses unsettling questions about our sense of history, and our self-satisfied o...
    czytelników: 9 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6,67 (3 głosy)
  • The Little Stranger
    The Little Stranger
    Autor: Sarah Waters
    The Little Stranger follows the strange adventures of Dr. Faraday, the son of a maid who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. One dusty postwar summer in his home of rural...
    czytelników: 1101 | opinie: 68 | ocena: 6,3 (452 głosy)
  • The Lives of Others
    The Lives of Others
    Autor: Neel Mukherjee
    Calcutta, 1967. Unnoticed by his family, Supratik has become dangerously involved in extremist political activism. Compelled by an idealistic desire to change his life and the world around him, all...
    czytelników: 8 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6,25 (4 głosy)
  • Satin Island
    Satin Island
    Autor: Tom McCarthy
    From the author of Remainder (the major feature-film adaption of which will be released in 2015) and C (short-listed for the Booker Prize), and winner of the Windham Campbell Prize, a novel that...
    czytelników: 8 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 7,5 (4 głosy)
  • "C"
    Autor: Tom McCarthy
    The acclaimed author of Remainder, which Zadie Smith hailed as “one of the great English novels of the past ten years,”gives us his most spectacularly inventive novel yet. Opening in England at the t...
    czytelników: 7 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 5 (2 głosy)
  • Breakfast on Pluto
    Breakfast on Pluto
    Autor: Patrick McCabe
    Breakfast on Pluto, Patrick McCabe's lyrical and haunting new novel, became a #1 bestseller in Ireland, stayed on the bestseller list for months, and was nominated for the Booker Prize, one of the...
    czytelników: 7 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6 (1 głos)
  • The Blackwater Lightship
    The Blackwater Lightship
    Autor: Colm Tóibín
    The story is described from the viewpoint of Helen, a successful school principal living with her husband and two children in Ireland. She learns one day, that her brother Declan, who is homosexual,...
    czytelników: 6 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 7,5 (4 głosy)
  • The Secret River
    The Secret River
    Autor: Kate Grenville
    In 1806 William Thornhill, an illiterate English bargeman and a man of quick temper but deep compassion, steals a load of wood and, as a part of his lenient sentence, is deported, along with his...
    czytelników: 5 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 7,5 (2 głosy)
  • Earthly Powers
    Earthly Powers
    Autor: Anthony Burgess
    Anthony Burgess's epic masterpiece follows the lives of two men who each represent different kinds of earthly power. Kenneth Toomey is an eminent novelist, a man who has outlived his contemporaries...
    czytelników: 5 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
    To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
    Autor: Joshua Ferris
    Paul O'Rourke is a man made of contradictions: he loves the world, but doesn't know how to live in it. He's a Luddite addicted to his iPhone, a dentist with a nicotine habit, a rabid Red Sox fan...
    czytelników: 4 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6,5 (2 głosy)
  • The Long Song
    The Long Song
    Autor: Andrea Levy
    Small Island introduced Andrea Levy to America and was acclaimed as “a triumph” (San Francisco Chronicle). It won both the Orange Prize and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award, was short-listed for t...
    czytelników: 4 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 6,5 (2 głosy)

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