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Graham Swift (Contemporary British Novelists)

by Daniel Lea

  • 275 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Swift, Graham,,
  • Swift, Graham - Prose & Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • 1949-,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7859976M
    ISBN 100719068363
    ISBN 109780719068362

    Graham Swift is among the foremost contemporary British writers, having published seven highly acclaimed novels which are widely read by students and general public alike. Waterland has become a modern classic, and Last Orders won the Booker prize for fiction in This study covers all Swift's novels to The Light of Day: it offers a close reading of each of the novels, exploring the. Waterland Homework Help Questions. In a brief summary, can you explain "Waterland" by Graham Swift? As the story begins, the main character, Tom Crick, is remembering childhood in eastern England.

      Graham Swift has always been a novelist with the lightest of touches. A lesser writer would have stretched this novel’s material out to pages, smothering it in superfluous detail. Swift can give you the loneliness of childhood in couple of paragraphs or catch the uncertainty that lurks beneath Jack’s stage-manner jauntiness in a sentence.3/4(9). Reading guide for Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift - discussion guide for book clubs.

      Nakul Krishna enjoys Graham Swift’s serene ‘late’ style in this novella about love and magic in Fifties Brighton. Graham Swift’s early books wore their experiments on their best 5/5. Wish You Were Here by Swift, Graham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Graham Swift has 41 books on Goodreads with ratings. Graham Swift’s most popular book is Last Orders. Here We Are by Graham Swift review – a tale of magic, love and loss From the blitz to Brighton’s end-of-the-pier shows, this is a dreamlike story of England’s suburban underbelly Faded Author: Barney Norris.

Book of the day Mothering Sunday: A Romance by Graham Swift review – a perfect small tragedy A last moment of intimacy between English maidservant and heir is at the heart of this masterful novella.

The perfect book to take on holiday. Very much Graham Swift at his best with an essentially British story of pub culture told with sensitivity and humour.

The best reads are those where you are able to empathise with the characters and this is very much the case with Last Orders. A book /5().

The Light Graham Swift book Day is at once perfectly balanced and eerily incisive.” –Book Magazine (4 stars) "Draws the reader on like the best whodunnit. A profoundly artful, beautifully weighted, resonant and humane literary novel." --Daily Telegraph "Graham Swift's genius is for putting the strangest of Cited by: About Graham Swift.

GRAHAM SWIFT was born in and is the author of ten novels; two collections of short 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 Award, and More about Graham Swift.

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22, A sleight-of-hand novel about a seaside British revue in the late s, before everything changed. Master novelist Swift (Last Orders,etc.) invites readers to see parallels between the tricks he is pulling and the magic act that is. Graham Swift has written a complex book that tries to blend this truth with the other truth that "our" stories are not solely ours.

We are part of history, of communities and families. Our inner worlds bump up against others, and historical forces Ordinary people have deep lives/5.

"The Booker triumph of Graham Swift's moving, effortlessly profound Last Orders is a vindication of the quiet, much-misunderstood path this fine writer chose to take after the brilliance of Waterland more than ten years ago."— Kazuo Ishiguro "Deeply moving—.

Swift 4/4(13). Graham Swift was born in and is the author of ten novels; two collections of short 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 Award, and with Last Orders the Booker Prize.

Both novels have since been made into films.4/4(3). Book review: Here We Are, by Graham Swift Graham Swift shows his mastery with a beautiful novel about loss, regret and a magical summer in s Brighton. By Author: Allan Massie. Graham Swift's slim, incantatory new book is one of those deceptively spare tales (like Julian Barnes' The Sense of an Ending) that punch well.

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Novelist Graham Swift was born in London in He was educated at Dulwich College, Queens' College, Cambridge, and York University. He was nominated as one of the 20 'Best of Young British Novelists' in the Book Marketing Council's promotion in Place Of Birth: London, England.

Graham Swift was born in and is the author of eleven novels, two collections of short stories, including the highly acclaimed England and Other Stories, and of Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in most recent novel, Mothering Sunday, became an international bestseller and won The Hawthornden Prize for best work of imaginative Released on: Febru Graham Swift.

Graham Swift is an English novelist and short story writer, best known for the acclaimed novels Waterland and Last ’s debut novel The Sweet Shop Owner was published in but it was his third book, Waterland, that earned him a reputation as one of the great post-war British intensely evocative novel about the relationship between landscape and memory.

Graham Swift, in full Graham Colin Swift, (born May 4,London, England), English novelist and short-story writer whose subtly sophisticated psychological fiction explores the effects of history, especially family history, on contemporary domestic life.

Swift grew up in South London and was educated at Dulwich College, York University, and Queens’ College, Cambridge (B.A., ; M.A. Graham Swift was born in and is the author of eleven novels,two collections of short stories, including the highly acclaimed England and Other Stories, and of Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing.4/5(17).

Graham Colin Swift is one of England’s important contemporary novelists. Born in London inhe did not directly experience the momentous events of the Depression-ridden ’s, World War. MOTHERING SUNDAY A Romance By Graham Swift pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $ In this compact, carefully styled novella set inthe Booker Prize.

Buy a cheap copy of Last Orders book by Graham Swift. From the author of Waterland and Ever After, Last Orders is a quiet but dazzling novel about a group of men, friends since the Second World War, whose lives revolve Free shipping over $/5(5).