The Coward's Tale (Paperback)Vanessa Gebbie (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 259 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
Spellbinding * Guardian *
Gebbie's prose has something of the musical rhythm and cadence of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood ... a hypnotic debut * Independent *
A striking first novel, poetic in style and funny ... reminiscent of Dylan Thomas at his best -- Readers' Books of the Year * Guardian *
'Tender and gripping - a brilliantly written epic' * Maggie Gee *
'Compulsively readable. She writes with such warmth and kindness and her poetic writing is meticulous in its apt and close observation' * Mari Strachan, author of The Earth Hums in B Flat *
Powerful in its storytelling, touching in its view of small-town life, and bold in its stylised language * New Welsh Review *
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