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- DescriptionShortlisted for both the Booker Prize and the Whitbread Award: a modern comic classic from 'A British writer to be treasured' (Independent on Sunday)
- Author Biographymagnus mills's work has been translated into no less than twenty languages. He is the author of a book of short stories, Only When the Sun Shines Brightly, as well as three novels: Three to See the King, All Quiet on the Orient Express and The Restraint of Beasts, a novel which won the McKitterick Prize, and was shortlisted for both the Booker Prize and the Whitbread First Novel Award.
- PrizesWinner of McKitterick Prize 1999. Shortlisted for Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 1998 and Booker Prize for Fiction 1998 and Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 1998.
- Author(s)Magnus Mills
- PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
- Date of Publication07/06/1999
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Out-of-print date11/05/2010
- Weight172 g
- Width131 mm
- Height204 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Edition StatementNew edition
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- jimjane-200808 Jun, 2017by
If you like black comedy this quirky novel should suit you. One of my favourite books.
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