So I am Glad by A. L. Kennedy
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So I am Glad
By A. L. Kennedy

So I am Glad

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So I am Glad by A. L. Kennedy

Book Awards

  • Winner of Encore Award 1996.
  • Winner of Scottish Arts Council Book Award 1995.
  • Winner of Saltire Literary Award 1995.

Book Description

Jennifer M. Wilson has decided to become a voice. A professional enunciator, an announcer, a voice-over artist, she has retreated into a world of words. Behind the sound-proof double doors of the recording studio she must surely be safe from the painful inconveniences of hate and love. Until reality breaks in and Jennifer uncovers the harsh vocabulary of addiction and the addictive extremes of sex. -An alchemical romance, a Swiftian satire for our times, an impossible spiritual journey and a devastating plummet into insanity and perversion, So I Am Glad is oblique, incisive, hilarious and horrific.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099457213
ISBN-10: 0099457210
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 28-Mar-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - A. L. Kennedy

A. L. Kennedy has published four previous collections of stories and three novels. She has received many prizes for her work, including the Somerset Maugham Award, the Encore Award and the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award. One of Granta's twenty Best of Young British Novelists in1993 and 2003.

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