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Jane] Gardam's prose is so economical that no moment she describes is either gratuitous or wasted.-The New Yorker From the author of Old Filth, a New York Times notable book of the year. A new collection of stories from a writer at the height of her powers-a celebrated stylist admired for her caustic humor, freewheeling imagination, love of humanity, and wicked powers of observation. This is a delightful grouping of stories, witty and wise, that includes the return of Sir Edward Feathers, Old Filth himself.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781933372563
ISBN-10: 1933372567
Format: Paperback / softback
(201mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Europa Editions
Publisher: Europa Editions
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Jane Gardam

Jane Gardam has twice won the Whitbread Award, for The Hollow Land, and Queen of the Tambourine. She is also the author of God on the Rocks, which was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and most recently, Faith Fox.

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