Description - The Hummingbird: 'Magnificent' (Guardian) by Sandro Veronesi
'MAGNIFICENT' GUARDIAN'A TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT' FINANCIAL TIMES'INVENTIVE, BOLD, UNEXPECTED' THE SUNDAY TIMES'The kind of novel summer is made for: instantly immersive, effortlessly wise'Observer'Masterly: a cabinet of curiosities and delights, packed with small wonders' Ian McEwan'Pulls off the extraordinary feat of making you believe he is writing for your ears alone' Howard Jacobson'A remarkable accomplishment, a true gift to the world' Michael Cunningham'Ardent, gripping, and inventive to the core' Jhumpa LahiriMarco Carrera is 'the hummingbird,' a man with the almost supernatural ability to stay still as the world around him continues to change.As he navigates the challenges of life - confronting the death of his sister and the absence of his brother; taking care of his parents; raising his granddaughter; coming to terms with his love for the enigmatic Luisa - Marco Carrera comes to represent the quiet heroism that pervades so much of our everyday existence.A surprising and deeply moving reinvention of the family saga, this is a thrilling novel about the need to look to the future with hope and live with intensity to the very end.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(232mm x 152mm x 36mm)
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
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