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Day by A. L. Kennedy

Book Awards

  • Winner of Costa Novel Award 2007.
  • Winner of Costa Book of the Year 2007.
  • Shortlisted for The Clare Maclean Prize for Scottish Fiction 2007.

Book Description

Alfred Day wanted his war. In its turmoil he found his proper purpose as the tail-gunner in a Lancaster bomber; he found the wild, dark fellowship of his crew, and - most extraordinary of all - he found Joyce, a woman to love. But that's all gone now - the war took it away. Maybe it took him, too. Now in 1949, employed as an extra in a war film that echoes his real experience, Day begins to recall what he would rather forget...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099494058
ISBN-10: 0099494051
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 130mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Serious Sweet by A. L. Kennedy Serious Sweet, Hardback (May 2016)

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Doctor Who: the Drosten's Curse by A. L. Kennedy Doctor Who: the Drosten's Curse, Paperback (January 2016)

Something distinctly odd is going on in Arbroath. It could be to do with golfers being dragged down into the bunkers at the Fetch Brothers' Golf Spa Hotel, never to be seen again. It might be related to the strange twin grandchildren of the equally strange Mrs Fetch - owner of the hotel and fascinated with octopuses.

Paradise by A. L. Kennedy Paradise, Paperback (August 2015)

Almost forty and with nothing to show for it, Hannah Luckraft is starting to realise that her lifestyle is not sustainable. Her soul is unwell, her family is wounded, her friends are odd, her body is unreliable and her drinking is out of control.

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Author Biography - A. L. Kennedy

A. L. Kennedy has twice been selected as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists and has won a host of other awards - including the Costa Book of the Year for her novel Day. She lives in London and is a part-time lecturer in creative writing at Warwick University.

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