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  • Published: 5 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781846555626
  • Imprint: Harvill Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $24.99
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Doting




Satirizing the tedium of upper-middle-class life in post-war London, this novel depicts a world in which substance is far less important to anyone than appearance. The question asked throughout the text concerns the differences between doting and loving.

  • Pub date: 5 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781846555626
  • Imprint: Harvill Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Henry Green

Henry Green was the pen name of Henry Vincent Yorke. Born in 1905 near Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, England, he was educated at Eton and Oxford and went on to become managing director of an engineering business, writing novels in his spare time. His first novel, Blindness (1926) was written whilst he was still at school and published whilst he was at Oxford. He married in 1929 and had one son, and during the Second World War served in the London Fire Brigade. Between 1926 and 1952 he wrote nine novels, Blindness, Living, Party Going, Caught, Loving, Back, Concluding, Nothing and Doting, and a memoir, Pack My Bag. Henry Green died in December 1973

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