A collection of stories made coherent by the author's love of and playfulness with musical ideas. His "Ghosts of Manila" was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
James Hamilton-Paterson was educated at Oxford, where he won the Newdigate Prize. In addition to journalism for The Sunday Times, the Times Literary Supplement and the New Statesman, he has publushed poetry and two colections of short stories, The View from Mount Dog and his most recent work, The Music. The non-fiction work, Playing with Water, was followed by his first novel, Geronitus, which won a Whitbread Prize in 1989, and The Bell-Boy. On 1982 he published Seven Tenths: The Sea and its Thresholds, a blend of literature and science exploring the sea. His novel Griefwork, published in 1993, was much acclaimed, and his most recent novel, Ghosts of Manila, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Ficiton Prize in 1994. He lives in Italy and the Phillipines.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Vintage. Book Condition: Good. . Bookseller Inventory # E01A-00565
Book Description Vintage, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Very Good condition with no significant faults. Clearly used but very few minor defects. Will look good on your book case after reading but may not be suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002411236
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003827445
Book Description Book Condition: very good. 181 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00099575612-V