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There's Amy and there's Ash. There's ice and there's fire. There's England and there's Scotland. Ali Smith evokes the twin spirits of time and place in an extraordinarily powerful first novel which teases out the connections between people, the attractions, the ghostly repercussions. By turns funny, haunting and disconcertingly moving, LIKE soars across hidden borders between cultures, countries, families, friends and lovers. Subtle and complex, it confounds expectations about fiction and truths. A seductive story of what it means to be alive at the edge of the twentieth century: here is a story of what it's like.
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This endearing first novel (ELLE)
Beautifully written in precise, poetic prose that successfully evokes the love of like for like (OBSERVER)
I have been looking forward to seeing Ali Smith's novel since reading FREE LOVE and I have not been disappointed. I've thoroughly enjoyed the book, I love Ali Smith's prose - clear and lucid and at the same time full of little quirks and subtleties that make hers an individual voice. Not only was the novel beautifully written but it was fascinating reading (Kate Atkinson)
This impressive debut novel... is full of subtleties and surprises. (SUNDAY TIMES)
From one of Britain's most impressive young fiction writers comes an extraordinary and haunting novel - A seductive story of what it means to be alive at the edge of the 20th century: here is a story of what it's like.
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Book Description Virago 03/07/1997, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 6545-9781860492624
Book Description Virago Press Ltd, 1997. Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP38337914
Book Description -. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Like This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # 7719-9781860492624
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001616733
Book Description Hardback. 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. Seller Inventory # GOR002795368
Book Description Virago Press Ltd, 1997. Unknown Binding. Condition: Used - Good. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Original dust jacket, price unclipped, with minor surface and edge wear. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Cover shows general mild surface and edge wear. Page edges largely clean but lightly yellowed. Seller Inventory # gZIF1-058-17Nov15
Book Description Virago, London, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, Not Price Clipped. British First. Ali Smith's second work of fiction and her first novel; signed by Ali Smith on the title page with no inscription; some tanning to page edges; otherwise a solid, clean copy in collectable condition. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 001764
Book Description Virago Press, 1997. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Signed by Ali Smith to the title page. A near fine copy of a first edition, first impression hardback in a very good+ unclipped dustjacket. (usual page tanning) All books are swathed in biodegradeable bubble wrap and posted in strong, custom made book boxes to ensure undamaged delivery. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 011066
Book Description London; Virago;, 1997. First edition, first printing of author's first novel. Signed by the author. Fine in near fine (typically creased) dustjacket. Seller Inventory # 14112
Book Description Virago Press Ltd. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 3028462990