Description - Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
From the Folio Prize-shortlisted author of Plainsong, Eventide and Benediction, a stunning novel about finding happiness.
SOON TO BE A MOTION PICTURE
"Absolutely beautiful" The Times
"Gripping and tender" Publishers Weekly
This is a love story.
A story about growing old with grace.
Addie Moore and Louis Waters have been neighbours for years. Now they both live alone, their houses empty of family, their quiet nights solitary. Then one evening Addie pays Louis a visit.
Their brave adventures form the beating heart of Our Souls at Night, Kent Haruf's exquisite final novel.
MORE PRAISE FOR OUR SOULS AT NIGHT
"Luminous" Ursula K Le Guin, Guardian
"I loved Kent Haruf's small-town love story" David Nicholls
"A delicate, sneakily devastating evocation of place and character . . . Haruf's story accumulates resonance through carefully chosen details; the novel is quiet but never complacent" New Yorker
"Short, spare and moving" Wall Street Journal
"Gritty, painful and human . . . Haruf's final novel is a beacon of hope; he is sorely missed" Financial Times
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Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 129mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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Author Biography - Kent Haruf
Kent Haruf is the author of six novels (and, with the photographer Peter Brown, West of Last Chance). His honours include a Whiting Foundation Writers' Award, the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Award, the Wallace Stegner Award, and a special citation from the PEN/Hemingway Foundation; he was also a finalist for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and The New Yorker Book Award. Benediction was shortlisted for the Folio Prize. He died in November 2014, at the age of 71.