A story narrated by John Field, a ship's surgeon and amateur violinist living in 1787, who suddenly finds himself amongst black jazz musicians in 20th-century Manhattan. This is the author's first novel, though he has previously contributed short stories to various publications.
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Adam Lively was born in Swansea in 1961 and studied history in England and America. He has published the novels Blue Fruit (1988) and The Burnt House (in 1989), a novella The Snail (1991), and a pamphlet in Chatto Counterblasts series, Parliament: The Great British Democracy Swindle (1990). His work has also appeared in the anthologies 20 under 35, P.E.N. New Poetry II and The Dylan Companion. Selected as one of the Best Young British Novelists in 1993, his novel Sing the Body Electric is published by Chatto & Windus. He lives in London with his wife Diana, and their children Jacob and Anne.
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Book Description VINTAGE, 1993. Book Condition: Good. New Ed. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP77629819
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