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Brief Lives Author: Anita Brookner
Title: Brief Lives
ISBN: 0224027476
ISBN13: 978-0224027472
Other Formats: docx rtf lrf lit
Pages: 217 pages
Publisher: Jonathan Cape; 1st edition (1990)
Language: English
Category: Literature & Fiction
Size PDF version: 1492 kb
Size EPUB version: 1851 kb
Subcategory: Contemporary



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With this novel, Booker Prize-winning author Anita Brookner confirms her reputation as an unparalleled observer of social nuance and deeply felt longings. Brief Lives chronicles an unlikely friendship: that between the flamboyant, monstrously egocentric Julia and the modest, self-effacing Fay, who is at once fascinated and appalled by Julia's excesses. Thrust together by their husbands' business partnership -- and by a guilty secret -- Julia and Fay develop an intense bond that is nonetheless something less than intimacy, a relationship in which we see our own uneasy compromises, not only with other people, but with life itself.From the Trade Paperback edition.