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This Whitbread Book of The Year Award winner for 1990 is the final novel of the "Catastrophe Practice" series. Set in the 1920s and 30s it tells the story of two young radicals, Max and Eleanor, who meet, love, separate and come together again during the maelstrom of the Spanish Civil War.
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"A gigantic achievement that glows and grows long after it is put aside." - "Independent on Sunday" "An expansive and liberating adventure of tests, quests, miracles and coincidences--It stands as a well-weathered, very benign, widespreading kind of tree, drawing sustenance from the dark earth of a 20th-century experience, and allowing all kinds of unexpected illuminations to shine through." - "Observer" "A major novel--profound--frequently funny, sometimes painful, sometimes moving that asks fundamental questions about the nature of experience." - "The Scotsman"About the Author:
Born in 1923, Nicholas Mosley is married and has five children, and lives in London. Hopeful Monsters won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award (1990).
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Book Description Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. reprint edition. 551 pages. 9.20x6.20x1.90 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0436288540
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0436288540