Sam Martin feels himself to be lucky, living in rich retirement and good health despite his old age, busying himself with painting, walking and the affairs of others he observes from his home. Confronted by a necessary and approaching end, the strong purpose of his earlier life seems to have diminished; but there are still surprises to be had.
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Stanley Midleton was born in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire in 1919. He published his first novel, A Short Answer, in 1958 and went on to publish over 40 novels in a career spanning 50 years. He won the Booker Prize in 1974 with Holiday. He died in July 2009.
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Book Description Random House UK, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1ST. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091800692
Book Description Random House UK, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091800692