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Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2014.

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Synopsis

The Absent Therapist by Will Eaves

Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2014.

The Absent Therapist is a book of soundings, a jostle of voices that variously argue, remember, explain, justify, speculate and meander . . . Sons and lovers, wanderers, wonderers, stayers, leavers, readers and believers...

Reviews

‘The Absent Therapist is a miniature but infinite novel, and unlike anything I’ve read before. It’s just achingly good.’ – Luke Kennard

‘The whole book is like someone deeply charismatic and charming daring you not to find them insane. It’s wonderful.’ – Nicholas Lezard, Guardian

About the Author

Will Eaves is the author of three novels (most recently, This Is Paradise, Picador, 2012) and a collection of poems (Sound Houses, Carcanet, 2011). He was Arts Editor of the Times Literary Supplement from 1995 to 2011, and now teaches at Warwick University.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd February 2014

Author

Will Eaves

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Publisher

CB Editions

Format

Paperback
122 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781909585003

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