ISBN 9788129120700,The Railway Children

The Railway Children


E. Nesbit


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788129120700

ISBN-10 8129120704


Number of Pages 176 Pages
Language (English)


About The Book : Novelist Guy Ableman Is In Thrall To His Vivacious Wifevanessa, Beautiful But Contrary, Highly Strung And Blazingly Angry.The Trouble Is, He Is No Less In Thrall To Her Alluring Mother,Poppy. Their Provocative Presence Fills Guy'S Head With Stories Sowild He Can'T Concentrate To Write Them. Not That Anyone Readsanymore, Anyway. Reading, Guy Fears, Is Finished. His Publisher,Fearing The Same, Has Committed Suicide. His Agent, Like Allagents, Is In Hiding. Vanessa, However, Is Writing Her Own Novel.Guy Dreads The Consequences... Our Funniest Writer At His Brilliantbest, Zoo Time Is A Novel About Love - Love Of Women, Love Ofliterature, Love Of Laughter. About The Author : An Award-Winning Writer And Broadcaster, Howard Jacobson Wasborn In Manchester, Brought Up In Prestwich And Was Educated Atstand Grammar School In Whitefield, And Downing College, Cambridge,Where He Studied Under F. R. Leavis. He Lectured For Three Years Atthe University Of Sydney Before Returning To Teach At Selwyncollege, Cambridge. His Novels Include The Mighty Walzer (Winner Ofthe Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize), Kalooki Nights (Longlistedfor The Man Booker Prize), The Highly Acclaimed The Act Of Loveand, Most Recently, The Man Booker Prize-Winning, The Finklerquestion. Howard Jacobson Lives In Soho, London.