ASSEMBLY

ASSEMBLY

BROWN, NATASHA

13,95 €
IVA incluido
Preguntar disponibilidad
Editorial:
CANONGATE
Año de edición:
2022
Materia
Contemporary literature
ISBN:
978-0-241-99266-1
Páginas:
112
Encuadernación:
Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE FOLIO PRIZE 2022

SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2021

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG FICTION AWARD 2021

'Diamond-sharp, timely and urgent' Observer, Best Debuts of 2021

'Subtle, elegant, scorching' Vogue

'Virtuosic, exquisite, achingly unique' Guardian

'I'm full of the hope, on reading it, that this is the kind of book that doesn't just mark the moment things change, but also makes that change possible' Ali Smith

'Exquisite, daring, utterly captivating. A stunning new writer' Bernardine Evaristo

Come of age in the credit crunch. Be civil in a hostile environment. Step out into a world of Go Home vans. Go to Oxbridge, get an education, start a career. Do all the right things. Buy a flat. Buy art. Buy a sort of happiness. But above all, keep your head down. Keep quiet. And keep going.

The narrator of Assembly is a Black British woman. She is preparing to attend a lavish garden party at her boyfriend's family estate, set deep in the English countryside. At the same time, she is considering the carefully assembled pieces of herself. As the minutes tick down and the future beckons, she can't escape the question: is it time to take it all apart?

'One of the most talked-about debuts of the year . . . You'll read it in one sitting' Sunday Times Style

'Expertly crafted, remarkable, astonishing... A literary debut with flavours of Jordan Peele's Get Out' Bookseller, Editor's Choice

'Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway meets Citizen by Claudia Rankine... As breathtakingly graceful as it is mercilessly true' Olivia Sudjic

'Bold and original, with a cool intelligence, and so very truthful about the colonialist structure of British society' Diana Evans

'This marvel of a novel manages to say all there is to say about Britain today' Sabrina Mahfouz

Artículos relacionados

  • GOOD MATERIAL
    ALDERTON, DOLLY
    'Made me laugh while punching me in the gut. Loved this book' AISLING BEA'This is the greatest. You'll cry and laugh.I read it though the night. And I never, ever avoid sleep' CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN'I award it 13/10 on my QWJ scale (stands for Queasy With Jealousy that I didn't write it)' MARIAN KEYES---Every relationship has one beginning.This one has two endings.Andy loves Jen. Je...
    En stock

    19,95 €

  • LUCY BY THE SEA
    STROUT, ELIZABETH
    'It is a gift in this life that we do not know what awaits us'In March 2020 Lucy's ex-husband William pleads with her to leave New York and escape to a coastal house he has rented in Maine. Lucy reluctantly agrees, leaving the washing-up in the sink, expecting to be back in a week or two. Weeks turn into months, and it's just Lucy, William, and their complex past together in a ...
    En stock

    14,30 €

  • THE RABBIT HUTCH
    GUNTY, TESS
    Winner of the Waterstones Debut Fiction PrizeWinner of the National Book Award for Fiction 2022A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle AwardA Waterstones Book of the Year for 2022Winner of the Barnes & Noble Discover PrizeAn Oprah Daily Book of the Year, 2022 'Inventive, heartbreaking and acutely funny' ObserverVacca Vale, Indiana: recently voted number 1 on Newsweek's ...
    En stock

    13,95 €

  • HELLO BEAUTIFUL
    NAPOLITANO, ANN
    From the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Edward comes a beautifully tender, heartbreaking, and moving story of four sisters over three decadesMeet the Padvano girls. Best friends and sisters, they are thought of as inseparable by everyone in their close-knit Chicago neighbourhood. Julia, the eldest, is the "rocket" of the family - she always has a destination in mind ...
    En stock

    18,90 €

  • ELIZABETH FINCH
    BARNES, JULIAN
    We'd like to introduce you to Elizabeth Finch.We invite you to take her course in Culture and Civilisation.She will change the way you see the world.'The task of the present is to correct our understanding of the past. And that task becomes the more urgent when the past cannot be corrected.'Elizabeth Finch was a teacher, a thinker, an inspiration - always rigorous, always thoug...
    En stock

    21,25 €

  • THE MAGICIAN
    TOIBIN, COLM
    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2022From one of our greatest living writers comes a sweeping novel of unrequited love and exile, war and family. The Magician tells the story of Thomas Mann, whose life was filled with great acclaim and contradiction. He would find himself on the wrong side of history in the First World War, cheerleading the...
    En stock

    13,95 €