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40%OFFGraham Swift - Last Orders (Picador 40th Anniversary Edition) - 9781447202820 - KTM0006391
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Last Orders (Picador 40th Anniversary Edition)

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Description for Last Orders (Picador 40th Anniversary Edition) Paperback. 'Beautifully written, gentle, funny, truthful, touching and profound' Salman Rushdie Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 199 x 25. Weight in Grams: 304. Good clean copy with some reader wear.

Last Orders is a much-loved classic of English literature. It won both the 1996 Booker Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. In 2001, it was adapted into an award-winning film starring Michael Caine and Bob Hoskins.

Four men once close to Jack Dodds, a London butcher, meet to carry out his peculiar last wish: to have his ashes scattered into the sea. For reasons best known to herself, Jack’s widow, Amy, declines to join them. On the surface the tale of a simple if increasingly bizarre day’s outing, Last Orders is Graham Swift’s most poignant exploration of the ... Read more

In 2012 Picador celebrated its 40th anniversary. During that time we have published many prize-winning and bestselling authors including Bret Easton Ellis and Cormac McCarthy, Alice Sebold and Helen Fielding, Graham Swift and Alan Hollinghurst. Years later, Picador continue to bring readers the very best contemporary fiction, non-fiction and poetry from across the globe.

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About Graham Swift
Graham Swift was born in 1949 and is the author of many acclaimed novels, two collections of short stories (England and Other Stories, and Learning to Swim and Other Stories) and Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing. With Waterland he won the Guardian Fiction Prize (1983), and with Last Orders ... Read more

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