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The Death Of Noah Glass

The Death Of Noah Glass

When Noah Glass is found dead, his adult children must unravel his apparent involvement in an art theft. A layered novel about art, memory and legacy.

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ISBN 9781925603408
Barcode 9781925603408
Published 2 April 2018 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Jones, Gail
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ISBN-13 9781925603408
ISBN-10 1925603407
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint The Text Publishing Company
Publication Date 2 April 2018
International Publication Date 6 September 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Jones, Gail
Category Award Winning
Modern Fiction
Australian
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 886641

Description of this Book

The art historian Noah Glass, having just returned from a trip to Sicily, is discovered floating face down in the swimming pool at his Sydney apartment block. His adult children, Martin and Evie, must come to terms with the shock of their father's death. But a sculpture has gone missing from a museum in Palermo, and Noah is a suspect. The police are investigating. None of it makes any sense. Martin sets off to Palermo in search of answers about his father's activities, while Evie moves into Noah's apartment, waiting to learn where her life might take her. Retracing their father's steps in their own way, neither of his children can see the path ahead. Gail Jones's mesmerising new novel tells a story about parents and children, and explores the overlapping patterns that life makes. The Death of Noah Glass is about love and art, about grief and happiness, about memory and the mystery of time.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2019 (Australia) -- Short-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Fiction 2019 (Australia) -- Short-listed for Colin Roderick Award 2019 (Australia) -- Long-listed for ALS Gold Medal 2019 (Australia)
NZ Review `Jones is one of our greatest writers-for her enormous wisdom and insight as well as the shimmering intensity of her descriptive language.' * West Australian *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

The author of seven novels and two collections of stories, Gail Jones is one of Australia's most celebrated writers. Her work has been translated into twelve languages, awarded several prizes in Australia. Internationally her fiction has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize and shortlisted for the IMPAC Award and the Prix Femina tranger. She lives in Glebe, NSW.

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