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  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446401958
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

Now That You're Back




'Funny, deadpan, angry, tender and despairing' Elle

Tender, precise, comic and chilling by turn, the stories in A L Kennedy's new collection confirm her reputation as one of the most exciting new writers to have appeared in the past decade.

  • Pub date: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446401958
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the Author

A.L. Kennedy

A. L. Kennedy has twice been selected as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists and has won a host of other awards – including the Costa Book of the Year for her novel Day. She lives in London and is a part-time lecturer in creative writing at Warwick University.

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Praise for Now That You're Back

“'One of the most brilliant writers of her generation' Sunday Telegraph ”

“'This woman is a profound writer' Richard Ford ”

“'Kennedy has now proved that she is one of the few young writers to have found a distinctive voice, one that we could recognise even from a couple of sentences; and that in itself is already a considerable achievement' Jonathan Coe, Mail on Sunday ”

“'Powerful, acute and wholly convincing' Julian Loose, Sunday Times ”

“'Great short stories are rare if not rarer than great poems and the fact that a handful here possess great magical quality is remarkable-A. L. Kennedy is a writer of original and beguiling diction' Alan Taylor, Scotland on Sunday”


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