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All That Man Is: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016

All That Man Is: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016 (Paperback)

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A Spectator / New Statesman / Daily Telegraph / Guardian / Times Literary Supplement / Observer Book of the Year



SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

Winner of the 2016 Gordon Burn Prize



Nine men. Each of them at a different stage of life, each of them away from home, and each of them striving - in the suburbs of Prague, beside a Belgian motorway, in a cheap Cypriot hotel - to understand just what it means to be alive, here and now.



Tracing an arc from the spring of youth to the winter of old age, All That Man Is brings these separate lives together to show us men as they are - ludicrous and inarticulate, shocking and despicable; vital, pitiable, hilarious, and full of heartfelt longing. And as the years chase them down, the stakes become bewilderingly high in this piercing portrayal of 21st-century manhood.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 01/09/2016 ISBN-13: 9780224099776  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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David Szalay is the author of three previous novels: Spring, The Innocent and London and the South-East, for which he was awarded the Betty Trask and Geoffrey Faber Memorial prizes. Raised in London, he has lived in Canada and Belgium, and is now based in Budapest. In 2013 he was named as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists.

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