Light Years (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Nedra and Viri are a married couple whose favoured life is centred around dinners, ingenious games with their children, enviable friends and near-perfect days passed skating on a frozen river or sunning on the beach. But fine cracks are beginning to spread through the shimmering surface of their life - flaws that will eventually mar the lovely picture beyond repair. Seductive, witty, tender and resonant, Light Years is an exquisite novel of lost lives and the elusiveness of happiness.

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Extraordinary . . . at once tender, exultant, unabashedly sexual, sensual, and profoundly sad. Light Years is a masterpiece.
Elizabeth Benedict, Philadelphia Inquirer
Remarkable. . . . Salter celebrates the silver-and-golden bitterness of life. Light Years . . . becomes an unexpectedly moving ode to beautiful lives frayed by time.
James Wolcott, Esquire
[A] twentieth-century masterpiece. At once iridescent, lyrical, mystical and magnetic.
Bloomsbury Review
An absolutely beautiful, monstrous, important book.
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"Extraordinary . . . at once tender, exultant, unabashedly sexual, sensual, and profoundly sad. Light Years is a masterpiece."
--Elizabeth Benedict, Philadelphia Inquirer
"Remarkable. . . . Salter celebrates the silver-and-golden bitterness of life. Light Years . . . becomes an unexpectedly moving ode to beautiful lives frayed by time."
--James Wolcott, Esquire
"[A] twentieth-century masterpiece. At once iridescent, lyrical, mystical and magnetic."
-- Bloomsbury Review
"An absolutely beautiful, monstrous, important book."
--Joy Williams

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'A sensitive author who is romantic, intelligent and superbly balanced' Joseph Heller

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