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Look At Me
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Look At Me

Anita Brookner

Frances Hinton is shy and clever. By day she works in a medical library and every evening she goes back to the solitude of her London flat to write fiction. When she is adopted by Nick and his wife, she is ripe to begin her...

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A Start in Life
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A Start in Life

Anita Brookner

Since childhood, Ruth Weiss has been escaping from life into books, from the hothouse attentions of her parents into the warmth of lovers and friends. Now Dr Weiss, at 40, knows that her life has been ruined by literature and that...

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Providence
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Providence

Anita Brookner

In between working on the Romantics and helping Maurice Bishop with his research on the Cathedrals of England, Kitty Maule falls in love, but the more she longs for Maurice, the more elusive he becomes.

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Hotel du Lac
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Hotel du Lac

Anita Brookner

Into the rarefied atmosphere of the Hotel du Lac timidly walks Edith Hope, romantic novelist and holder of modest dreams. Edith has been exiled from home after embarrassing herself and her friends. She has refused to sacrifice her...

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Eustace and Hilda
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Eustace and Hilda

L. P. Hartley, Anita Brookner

The magnum opus from the author of the much loved classic, THE GO-BETWEEN: 'A masterpiece from the very first image' (Guardian)

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The Custom of the Country
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The Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton, Anita Brookner

Presents a tale about a beautiful social climber, Undine Sprague, who is a monster of selfishness and honestly doesn't know it. She marries well above herself twice and both times fails to recognize her husbands' strengths of...

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A Start in Life
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A Start in Life

Anita Brookner

Since childhood, Ruth Weiss has been escaping from life into books, from the hothouse attentions of her parents into the warmth of lovers and friends. Now Dr Weiss, at 40, knows that her life has been ruined by literature and that...

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Un Debut En La Vida
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Un Debut En La Vida

Anita Brookner

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Strangers
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Strangers

Anita Brookner, Stephen Thorne, Audible Studios

Paul Sturgis is a retired banker manager who lives alone in a dark little flat. He walks alone and dines alone, seeking out and taking pleasure in small exchanges with strangers: the cheerful Australian girl who cuts his hair, the...

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The Bay of Angels
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The Bay of Angels

Anita Brookner, Eleanor Bron, Audible Studios

Booker Prize-winning author of Hotel Du Lac Anita Brookner creates a hauntingly beautiful story of a young woman's growing awareness of her own mortality and the limits of love. With lucid, unsentimental prose and witty insight,...

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Falling Slowly
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Falling Slowly

Anita Brookner, Eleanor Bron, Audible Inc

A piano accompanist forced into early retirement, Beatrice's taste in books reveals a romantic desire to be rescued by her ideal man. Unlike Beatrice, Miriam has known love: both the kind based on desire and the kind based on...

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A Family Romance
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A Family Romance

Anita Brookner, Fiona Shaw, Audible Inc

This is a novel centering on the relationship between the classic Brookner heroine (only child, soon bereft of parents, alone in depressing flat) who becomes a feminist academic and her pleasure-loving French aunt who's into men...

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A Friend from England
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A Friend from England

Anita Brookner, Cherie Lunghi, Audible Studios

The inner life of an outwardly commonplace woman, by the author of Hotel du Lac and The Misalliance .

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The Next Big Thing
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The Next Big Thing

Anita Brookner, Stephen Thorne, Audible Studios

Herz is 73 and facing the difficult question: what is he going to do with the rest of his life? How is it all going to end? He could propose marriage to an old friend; he could travel; he could sell his flat, move, start afresh....

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Undue Influence
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Undue Influence

Anita Brookner, Diana Quick, Audible Studios

Claire Pitt is living a life in contemporary London that is to all appearances placid, orderly and consciously lacking in surprise. Martin Gibson and his chronically ill wife Cynthia come to depend on Claire to an extent that is...

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Undue Influence
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Undue Influence

Anita Brookner, Diana Quick, Audible Studios

Claire Pitt is living a life in contemporary London that is to all appearances placid, orderly and consciously lacking in surprise. Martin Gibson and his chronically ill wife Cynthia come to depend on Claire to an extent that is...

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The Rules Of Engagement
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The Rules Of Engagement

Anita Brookner, Joanna Davis, Audible Studios

The Booker Prize-winning author of Hotel du Lac and Making Things Better gives readers an exquisite story about the changes in relationships over time, and how choices can both reflect the past and direct the future.

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The Rules of Engagement
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The Rules of Engagement

Anita Brookner, Joanna Davis, Audible Studios

The Booker Prize-winning author of Hotel du Lac and Making Things Better gives readers an exquisite story about the changes in relationships over time, and how choices can both reflect the past and direct the future.

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A Closed Eye
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A Closed Eye

Anita Brookner, Prunella Scales, Audible Studios

With the same compassionate insight and stylistic brilliance that have won her comparisons with Jane Austen and Henry James, the Booker Prize-winning author of Hotel du Lac and Brief Lives explores the self-inflicted paradoxes in...

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A Closed Eye
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A Closed Eye

Anita Brookner, Prunella Scales, Audible Studios

With the same compassionate insight and stylistic brilliance that have won her comparisons with Jane Austen and Henry James, the Booker Prize-winning author of Hotel du Lac and Brief Lives explores the self-inflicted paradoxes in...

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The Bay of Angels
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The Bay of Angels

Anita Brookner, Eleanor Bron, Audible Studios

Booker Prize-winning author of Hotel Du Lac Anita Brookner creates a hauntingly beautiful story of a young woman's growing awareness of her own mortality and the limits of love. With lucid, unsentimental prose and witty insight,...

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Strangers
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Strangers

Anita Brookner, Stephen Thorne, Audible Studios

Paul Sturgis is a retired banker manager who lives alone in a dark little flat. He walks alone and dines alone, seeking out and taking pleasure in small exchanges with strangers: the cheerful Australian girl who cuts his hair, the...

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Falling Slowly
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Falling Slowly

Anita Brookner, Eleanor Bron, Audible Inc

A piano accompanist forced into early retirement, Beatrice's taste in books reveals a romantic desire to be rescued by her ideal man. Unlike Beatrice, Miriam has known love: both the kind based on desire and the kind based on...

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A Family Romance
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A Family Romance

Anita Brookner, Fiona Shaw, Audible Inc

This is a novel centering on the relationship between the classic Brookner heroine (only child, soon bereft of parents, alone in depressing flat) who becomes a feminist academic and her pleasure-loving French aunt who's into men...

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A Friend from England
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A Friend from England

Anita Brookner, Cherie Lunghi, Audible Studios

The inner life of an outwardly commonplace woman, by the author of Hotel du Lac and The Misalliance .

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The Next Big Thing
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The Next Big Thing

Anita Brookner, Stephen Thorne, Audible Studios

Herz is 73 and facing the difficult question: what is he going to do with the rest of his life? How is it all going to end? He could propose marriage to an old friend; he could travel; he could sell his flat, move, start afresh....

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The Debut
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The Debut

Anita Brookner

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Look at Me
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Look at Me

Anita Brookner

A novel which follows Frances Hinton, a shy, clever woman who works in a medical library and spends her evenings in solitude writing fiction, when she is adopted by Nick, and his equally dazzling wife Alix.

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Strangers
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Strangers

Anita Brookner

Paul Sturgis is a retired banker manager who lives alone in a dark little flat. He walks alone and dines alone, seeking out and taking pleasure in small exchanges with strangers: the cheerful Australian girl who cuts his hair, the...

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Latecomers
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Latecomers

Anita Brookner, Helen Dunmore

A title that tells the story of two men, the charming Hartmann and the troubled Fibich, best friends ever since they came to England as German refugees, and how they respond to their shared history in different ways.

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Lewis Percy
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Lewis Percy

Anita Brookner

Destined to be a haunter of libraries, Lewis's cautious progress through life reveals to him only his own shortcomings. Estranged from his wife and daughter, he searches for an alternative. This novel presents the life and...

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Family And Friends
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Family And Friends

Anita Brookner

A novel in which a wedding photograph of an apparently happy family offers the subtlest of hints of the years to come. From the author of ALTERED STATES and FALLING SLOWLY.

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Falling Slowly
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Falling Slowly

Anita Brookner

A piano accompanist forced into early retirement, Beatrice's taste in books reveals a romantic desire to be rescued by her ideal man. Unlike Beatrice, Miriam has known love: both the kind based on desire and the kind based on...

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Undue Influence
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Undue Influence

Anita Brookner

Claire Pitt is living a life in contemporary London that is to all appearances placid, orderly and consciously lacking in surprise. Martin Gibson and his chronically ill wife Cynthia come to depend on Claire to an extent that is...

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The Bay Of Angels
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The Bay Of Angels

Anita Brookner

Booker Prize-winning author of Hotel Du Lac Anita Brookner creates a hauntingly beautiful story of a young woman's growing awareness of her own mortality and the limits of love. With lucid, unsentimental prose and witty insight,...

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The Next Big Thing
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The Next Big Thing

Anita Brookner

Herz is 73 and facing the difficult question: what is he going to do with the rest of his life? How is it all going to end? He could propose marriage to an old friend; he could travel; he could sell his flat, move, start afresh....

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A Closed Eye
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A Closed Eye

Anita Brookner

By the winner of the 1984 Booker Prize and the author of Brief Lives , this story evokes loss and regret. Harriet, who felt excluded from love even as a child, marries a contemporary of her father. When she meets her friend's...

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Incidents in the Rue Laugier
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Incidents in the Rue Laugier

Anita Brookner

Maud Gonthier yearns for an escape from the cocoon of the bourgeois modesty. The splendid, caddish David Tyler appears to offer one. In this stylish, deeply knowing novel by the author of Hotel du Lac, Maud's seduction creates a...

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Brief Lives
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Brief Lives

Anita Brookner

The latest novel by the Booker Prize-winning author of Hotel du Lac chronicles an unlikely friendship between two very different women thrust together by their husbands' business partnership--and by a guilty secret. Anita...

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Altered States
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Altered States

Anita Brookner

A beautifully rendered tale of loneliness, guilt, and erotic obsession. With her compassionate portrait of a man who has paid a terrible price for his folly, Booker Prize-winning author Anita Brookner gives readers a novel that is...

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Fraud
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Fraud

Anita Brookner

Anna Durrant, a spinster in her early 50s who has spent her life looking after her invalid mother, is missing. Her doctor, Lawrence Halliday, has reported this to the police who are asking questions. This novel is from a Booker...

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A Private View
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A Private View

Anita Brookner

Modest and reliable throughout his life, George Bland faces retirement with uncertainty, an uncertainnty compounded by the death of his friend, Putnam. However his life will alter dramatically with the arrival of the invasive...

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A Family Romance
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A Family Romance

Anita Brookner

A story of the bonds and obligations of family life, telling of an uneasy relationship between a widow and her niece that develops into something of great value. From the author of HOTEL-DU-LAC, BRIEF LIVES and most recently...

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Undue Influence
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Undue Influence

Anita Brookner

Claire Pitt is living a life in contemporary London that is to all appearances placid, orderly and consciously lacking in surprise. Martin Gibson and his chronically ill wife Cynthia come to depend on Claire to an extent that is...

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The Bay of Angels
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The Bay of Angels

Anita Brookner

Booker Prize-winning author of Hotel Du Lac Anita Brookner creates a hauntingly beautiful story of a young woman's growing awareness of her own mortality and the limits of love. With lucid, unsentimental prose and witty insight,...

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Altered States
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Altered States

Anita Brookner

A beautifully rendered tale of loneliness, guilt, and erotic obsession. With her compassionate portrait of a man who has paid a terrible price for his folly, Booker Prize-winning author Anita Brookner gives readers a novel that is...

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Strangers
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Strangers

Anita Brookner

Beautifully crafted and emotionally evocative, Strangers portrays the magic and depth of real life, telling the rich story of an ordinary man whose unexpected longings, doubts, and fears are universal.

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Lewis Percy
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Lewis Percy

Anita Brookner

Destined to be a haunter of libraries, Lewis's cautious progress through life reveals to him only his own shortcomings. Estranged from his wife and daughter, he searches for an alternative. This novel presents the life and...

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