Shortly before his death last year, Stanley Middleton completed this, his last novel, which concludes a unique depiction of middle-class life in Middle England, over many volumes and decades. At the heart of the novel is a tentative love story, which begins when two lonely men meet when out walking on Christmas Day.
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Stanley Middleton was born in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire in 1919. He published his first novel, A Short Answer, in 1958 and went on to publish 45 novels in a career spanning fifty years. He was joint winner of the Booker Prize in 1974 with Holiday. Stanley Middleton died in July 2009.
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Book Description Random House UK, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0091936950
Book Description Hutchinson, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 224 pages. 9.50x6.50x0.79 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0091936950