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Description - Andersen's English by Sebastian Barry

Celebrated children's writer Hans Christian Andersen arrives, unannounced, for a stay at Gad's Hill Place in the Kent marshes - home to Charles Dickens and his large, charismatic family. To the lonely and eccentric guest, the members of Dicken's household seem to live a life of unreachable bliss. But with his broken English, Andersen doesn't at first see the storms brewing within the family: undeclared passions, a son about to go to India, and a growing strangeness at the heart of Dickens's marriage.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571242283
ISBN-10: 0571242286
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x 9mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sebastian Barry

Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955 and educated at the Catholic University School and Trinity College, Dublin, where he was later Writer Fellow in 1996. His plays include Boss Grady's Boys (1988), The Steward of Christendom (1995), Our Lady of Sligo(1998), and The Pride of Parnell Street (2007), and his novelsThe Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty (1998), Annie Dunne (2002), A Long Long Way (2005), which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Dublin International Impac Prize and The Secret Scripture, also shortlisted for the 2008 Man Booker Prize. He has won among other awards the Irish-America Fund Literary Award, the London Critics Circle Award, and the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Prize. He lives in Wicklow with his wife Ali and three children, Merlin, Coral, and Tobias.

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