Hadley, Tessa The Past

ISBN 13: 9780099597469

The Past

3.18 avg rating
( 6,194 ratings by Goodreads )
)  
9780099597469: The Past
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Rivalry, unruly desire and ugly secrets poison a family holiday in this gripping novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Late in the Day.

'Few writers give me such consistent pleasure' Zadie Smith

Four siblings meet up in their grandparents’ old house for three long, hot summer weeks. But under the idyllic surface lie shattering tensions.

Roland has come with his new wife, and his sisters don’t like her. Fran has brought her children, who soon uncover an ugly secret in a ruined cottage in the woods. Alice has invited Kasim, an outsider, who makes plans to seduce Roland’s teenage daughter. And Harriet, the eldest, finds her quiet self-possession ripped apart when passion erupts unexpectedly.

Over the course of the holiday, a familiar way of life falls apart forever.

'Exquisite' The Times

'Wonderful' Guardian

'Magnificent' Sunday Times

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

'Few writers give me such consistent pleasure' Zadie SmithFour siblings meet up in their grandparents' old house for three long, hot summer weeks. But under the idyllic surface lie shattering tensions. Roland has come with his new wife, and his sisters don't like her., Fran has brought her children, who soon uncover an ugly secret in a ruined cottage in the woods. Alice has invited Kasim, an outsider, who makes plans to seduce Roland's teenage daughter. And Harriet, the eldest, finds her quiet self-possession ripped apart when passion erupts unexpectedly., Over the course of the holiday, a familiar way of life falls apart forever. 'Exquisite' The Times 'Wonderful' Guardian 'Magnificent' Sunday Times

Review:

"One of the best novels of 2016." (Ron Charles Washington Post)

"I find Tessa Hadley’s work genuinely helpful, especially when it comes to the big subjects: love and marriage, the political versus the personal, children, friendship. And then there are the sentences themselves, so precise and beautiful, often sly, sometimes devastating, always expertly paced. Few writers give me such consistent pleasure." (Zadie Smith)

"She has such great psychological insights into human beings, which is rare. She is one of the best fiction writers writing today" (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)

"A new Tessa Hadley is a pleasure to be savoured... The Past is a hugely enjoyable and keenly intelligent novel, brimming with the vitality of unruly desire." (Sameer Rahim, four stars Daily Telegraph)

"Hadley is an exquisite writer, with a fine eye for detail and a way of crafting sentences that make you stop and inhale" (The Times)

"Tessa Hadley recruits admirers with each book. She writes with authority, and with delicacy: she explores nuance, but speaks plainly; she is one of those writers a reader trusts." (Hilary Mantel)

"Tessa Hadley has become one of this country’s great contemporary novelists. She is equipped with an armoury of techniques and skills that may yet secure her a position as the greatest of them." (Anthony Quinn Guardian)

"My favourite contemporary novelist... Nobody explores the mystery of relationships better than Hadley." (Deborah Moggach)

"A masterful novel" (Spectator)

"Tessa Hadley is funny, precise, sensuous, and one of the best writers of family life that you are ever likely to encounter – simultaneously sympathetic and penetrating" (Daily Mail Books of the Year)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780224101691: The Past

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0224101692 ISBN 13:  9780224101691
Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 2015
Hardcover

9781785411724: The Past

Ulvers..., 2016
Hardcover

9780345816115: The Past: A novel

Jonath..., 2015
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Tessa Hadley
Published by Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (2016)
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Rivalry, unruly desire and ugly secrets poison a family holiday in this gripping novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Late in the Day.'Few writers give me such consistent pleasure' Zadie SmithFour siblings meet up in their grandparents' old house for three long, hot summer weeks. But under the idyllic surface lie shattering tensions.Roland has come with his new wife, and his sisters don't like her. Fran has brought her children, who soon uncover an ugly secret in a ruined cottage in the woods. Alice has invited Kasim, an outsider, who makes plans to seduce Roland's teenage daughter. And Harriet, the eldest, finds her quiet self-possession ripped apart when passion erupts unexpectedly. Over the course of the holiday, a familiar way of life falls apart forever.'Exquisite' The Times'Wonderful' Guardian'Magnificent' Sunday Times. Seller Inventory # AAZ9780099597469

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
8.38
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Tessa Hadley (author)
Published by Random House 2016-06-30, London (2016)
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)

Book Description Random House 2016-06-30, London, 2016. paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9780099597469

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
8.40
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Tessa Hadley
Published by Vintage 2016-09-08 (2016)
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)

Book Description Vintage 2016-09-08, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 6666-GRD-9780099597469

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
5.87
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 14.35
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Hadley, Tessa
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
GreatBookPricesUK
(Castle Donington, DERBY, United Kingdom)

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 26334735-n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
5.59
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 15
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Hadley, Tessa
Published by Vintage (2016)
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:

Book Description Vintage, 2016. Condition: New. Four siblings meet up in their grandparents' old house for three long, hot summer weeks. But under the idyllic surface lie shattering tensions. Roland has come with his new wife, and his sisters don't like her. Fran has brought her children, who soon uncover an ugly secret in a ruined cottage in the woods. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 284 x 28. Weight in Grams: 260. . 2016. Paperback. . . . . Seller Inventory # V9780099597469

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
12.04
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.62
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Hadley, Tessa
Published by Vintage (2016)
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, United Kingdom)

Book Description Vintage, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0002071754

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
7.71
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 12.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Tessa Hadley
Published by Vintage 2016-09-08 (2016)
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)

Book Description Vintage 2016-09-08, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 6666-LBR-9780099597469

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
6.97
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 14.35
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Hadley, Tessa
Published by Vintage
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)

Book Description Vintage. Condition: New. Four siblings meet up in their grandparents' old house for three long, hot summer weeks. But under the idyllic surface lie shattering tensions. Roland has come with his new wife, and his sisters don't like her. Fran has brought her children, who soon uncover an ugly secret in a ruined cottage in the woods. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 284 x 28. Weight in Grams: 260. . 2016. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Seller Inventory # V9780099597469

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
13.44
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.35
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Tessa Hadley
Published by Vintage Publishing
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New Paperback / softback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)

Book Description Vintage Publishing. Paperback / softback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 3 working days. Seller Inventory # B9780099597469

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
10.32
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 11.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Hadley, Tessa
ISBN 10: 0099597462 ISBN 13: 9780099597469
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Speedy Hen
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0099597462. Seller Inventory # ST0099597462

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
8.79
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 30
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book