Notwithstanding: Stories from an English Village (Paperback)Louis de Bernières (author)
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Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 266 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
"A delightful collection...exquisitely told" -- Clare Colvin * Daily Mail *
"Comic, benignly forgiving and shot through with threads of nostalgic regret" * Independent *
"A timely examination of the charming and, at time, heart-wrenchingly sad aspects of English village life...testament to the rude health of the author's own imagination" -- Adam O'Riordan * Financial Times *
"The creator of Captain Corelli is fond of an exotic setting and he has found one in his own backyard... The stories are sketches of lives that settle into the atmosphere of a place and make it unique" -- Kate Saunders * The Times *
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