A Fortunate Age (Hardback)Joanna Rakoff (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 575 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 mm
An epic novel ... about a generation finding its way ... Rakoff has brilliantly captured the mood of the era and the energy of a city * Bookpage *
An expansive and elegantly executed time capsule of the dot.com generation finding its feet during a critical moment in history * New York Daily News *
Compulsively readable * Los Angeles Times *
Funny and acerbic ... A Fortunate Age leaves a lasting impression * New York Observer *
Superb, acutely insightful ... a modern-day version of Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence * The Rumpus *
The poet and journalist assures her place on the East Coast literary scene with this artful, engaging novel * Daily Mail *
An impressively organised and psychologically astute account of the trials of growing up ... Rakoff's book is a real achievement, which delivers the satisfying combination of story, setting and character that is any 500-page social realist novel's premise * Guardian *
Fans of Lena Dunham's Girls will appreciate Rakoff's integrity ... It's one of those rare novels that shines a light on the elements of our personalities that we don't like showing off and the anxieties we think no-one but us holds ... Rakoff crafts a book of contemporary characters you can truly recognise and believe in. I, for one, will be passing it along * Stylist *
Girls fans will recognise the place and pacing immediately ... Rakoff smartly observes the pain of impending adulthood, and reminds us that anxiety and uncertainty is not the exclusive preserve of today's 20-somethings * Grazia *
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