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The Master

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Description for The Master Paperback.
With an introduction by award-winning novelist Tessa Hadley In January 1895 Henry James anticipates the opening of his first play, Guy Domville, in London. The production fails, and he returns, chastened and humiliated, to his writing desk. The result is a string of masterpieces, but they are produced at a high personal cost. In The Master Colm Toibin captures the exquisite anguish of a man who circulated in the grand parlours and palazzos of Europe, who was astonishingly vibrant and alive in his art, and yet whose attempts at intimacy inevitably failed ... Read more

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Pan Macmillan
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London, United Kingdom
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About Colm Toibin
Colm Toibin was born in Ireland in 1955. He is the author of several novels, including Brooklyn, the 2009 Costa Novel of the Year, The Master, which was shortlisted for the 2004 Man Booker Prize and winner of the LA Times Book Prize and the IMPAC Book Award, and The Blackwater Lightship, which was shortlisted for the 1999 Booker Prize ... Read more

Reviews for The Master
A must read. Colm Toibin has not only written a spectacular novel he has found a way to pay tribute to Henry James. We should all be so gifted and so lucky.
Alice Sebold, author of The Lovely Bones and Lucky A marvel of lightly worn research and modulated tone.
John Updike
New Yorker
An audacious, ... Read more

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