Noah's Compass (Paperback)Anne Tyler (author)
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Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 235 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
"Anne Tyler draws a comedy that is not so much brilliant as luminous - its observant sharpness sweetened by a generous understanding of human fallibility" -- Jane Shilling * Daily Telegraph *
"Noah's Compass is immensely readable. It displays many of Tyler's finest qualities: her sharp observation of humanity, her wry comedy; the luminous accuracy of her descriptions... a novel by Anne Tyler is cause for celebration" -- Caroline Moore * Sunday Telegraph *
"Anne Tyler is a novelist who has elevated pitch-perfect observation of everyday detail into an art form... a beautifully subtle book, an elegant contemplation of what it means to be happy and the consequences of a defensive withdrawal from other people" -- Elizabeth Day * Observer *
"One of my favourite authors, one of the very few I rush out to buy in hardback." -- Craig Brown * Mail on Sunday *
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