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Ever After by Graham Swift


Ever After by Graham Swift

`A subtle book that lingers in the mind . . . Here is a writer of very considerable power' Daily Telegraph An academic sits alone in his college room thinking about the people he has lost. Powerful memories crowd in on him - childhood days in Paris; his exuberant, glamorous mother; his mysterious father; and the brash young American who becomes his step-father. Mingled with this emerges a tender portrait of his relationship with his actress wife. Ever After is a poignant elegy to lost faith and lost hope. It is also a powerful affirmation of love. `Touching and beguiling . . . Graham Swift has written a deeply felt and rather haunting novel' Anita Brookner, Spectator `Swift is set apart by his acute observation and thrilling exactness of description . . . Exceptional' The Times `A remarkable feat' Evening Standard `Graham Swift has performed a literary tour de force in this novel' Literary Review

About the Author

Graham Swift

Graham Swift was born in 1949 and is the author of nine novels; two collections of short stories; and Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing. With Waterland he won the Guardian Fiction Prize, and with Last Orders the Booker Prize. Both novels have since been made into films. Graham Swift's work has appeared in over thirty languages.

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Publication date

2nd April 2010


Graham Swift

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Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan


288 pages


Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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