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Author:

Andrea Ashworth

Format:

Hardback

Subject:

General

Language:

English

Subject 2:

Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Publication Year:

20/03/1998

ISBN:

9780330351911

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Ashworth, Andrea. ONCE IN A HOUSE ON FIRE - Picador 1998

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For sale is a fine hardback copy of theautobiography, Once in a House on Fire by Andrea Ashworth, published in 1998 by Picador.

TitleOnce in a House on Fire
AuthorAndrea Ashworth
PublisherPicador
Editionfirst edition, first printing
ISBN0-330-35191-5
copyright year1998
weight (g)520
height (cm)22
width (cm)14
pages327
cover price £/$0

The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.

The book has black boards and silver lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and white, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.

The very good wrapper is complete, unpriceclipped but showing no price. It has a little creasing to the edges.

Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.

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The Author

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Dr Andrea Ashworth was born in Manchester in 1969. She is a Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford.


The Novel

The death of Andrea Ashworth's father brought a dramatic change in her five-year-old life: violent stepfathers; an itinerant childhood; and emigration to Canada. This book is a memoir of a child's resistance to the cruelty of her surroundings and evokes the north of England of the 1970s.


Reviews

Scotsman
'This is a brilliant book. Brilliantly written, brilliantly thought, brilliantly remembered'

Margaret Forster, Sunday Telegraph
'That rare thing, a book that is needed...Andrea Ashworth is a role-model without parallel'

Independent
'The brightest first book I've read for some time; sharp, energetic and quite without self-pity'

Sunday Times
'Poignant but not depressing, and written with elegance, humour and restrain'

Independent on Sunday
'Once in a House on Fire is full of energy, wit and a child's wide-open gaze...a remarkable book'

Daily Mail
`One of the most extraordinary stories you will ever read of the triumph of the human spirit'

Independent
'Ashworth has the poet's power to make language, and therefore experience, seem new'

Observer
`Andrea Ashworth's book recreates and repeats [the] child's unblinking, peeled and unnerving sweetness'

Telegraph
`This often funny, and extraordinarily even-minded, autobiography is a testament to the powers of survival'


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