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Inheritance

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Informationen zum Autor Nicholas Shakespeare was born in 1957. The son of a diplomat, much of his youth was spent in the Far East and South America. His books have been translated into twenty-two languages. They include The Vision of Elena Silves ( winner of the Somerset Maugham Award), Snowleg , The Dancer Upstairs , Inheritance, Priscilla and Six Minutes in May. He has been longlisted for the Booker Prize twice and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Klappentext Pressured to sign the register, little does he realise what effect that signature will have upon his life. The extraordinary story that follows tells of one man's failed love, the temptations of unanticipated wealth, the secrets of damaged families and the price of being true to oneself. Zusammenfassung What would you do if you suddenly and unexpectedly inherited £17million? This is what happens to Andy Larkham, recently jilted lover, and resentfully underpaid publishing minion. Arriving late to the funeral of his favourite schoolteacher, he ends up in the wrong chapel with one other mourner, too embarrassed to leave. Pressured to sign the register, little does he realise what effect that signature will have upon his life. The extraordinary story that follows tells of one man's failed love, the temptations of unanticipated wealth, the secrets of damaged families and the price of being true to oneself. It is a romance for our times.

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Authors Nicholas Shakespeare
Publisher Vintage UK
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 07.07.2011
 
EAN 9780099540465
ISBN 978-0-09-954046-5
No. of pages 272
Dimensions 129 mm x 198 mm x 17 mm
Series VINTAGE BOOKS
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

England, FICTION / Romance / Contemporary, FICTION / Humorous / General, Narrative theme: Identity / belonging, Narrative theme: Love and relationships, FICTION / World Literature / England / 21st Century, romance; priscilla; secrets of the sea; somerset maugham

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