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The Forgotten Waltz

by Anne Enright

eBooks of the Month Modern and Contemporary Fiction

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Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012.

 

Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 9 June 2011.

With The Forgotten Waltz Enright turns her attention fully to love - you might even call it romance - as she follows another flawed and unforgettable heroine on a journey of the heart. Writing at the height of her powers, this is Anne Enright's tour de force, a novel of intelligence, passion and real distinction.

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If it hadn't been for the child then none of this might have happened. She saw me kissing her father. She saw her father kissing me. The fact that a child got mixed up in it all made us feel that it mattered, that there was no going back. The Forgotten Waltz is that rare thing: the literary page turner...It is an acutely tender depiction of the complex familial bonds joining us, a delicate portrait of love, loss and hope, from a formidably talented writer . (Claire Kilroy, Financial Times ).

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ISBN: 9780099539780
Publication date: 29/03/2012
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780224089036
Publication date: 28/04/2011
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Vintage
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099539780
Publication date: 29th March 2012
Author: Anne Enright
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Modern and Contemporary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Anne Enright

Anne Enright was born in Dublin and now lives and works in County Wicklow. She is the author of a collection of stories, The Portable Virgin, which won the Rooney Prize, and three novels, The Wig My Father Wore, What Are You Like? which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award and won the Encore Award, and The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch.

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