- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- New e.
- Weidenfeld & Nicolson
- 200 x 130 x 22 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 287 g
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Stunning, bestselling novel based on the real life of Rudolf Nureyev
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this is a brilliant portrait of an artist who could soar heavenwards on clay feet. * SUNDAY INDEPENDENT * a truly extraordinary novel * FAST FORWARD * 'it's a strikingly original one (book), and as apparently effortless as one of Fonteyn's pirouettes or Nureyev's leaps into space. -- Arminta Wallace * THE IRISH TIMES * McCann's remarkable novel...... McCann's prose - nimble, lyrical and wispy - does full justice to the tragic story of a dancer who was the glory of his generation * THE SUNDAY TIMES * 'a mesmerising novel' * THE OBSERVER * McCann's fictionalised biography of ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev met with wide critical acclaim on its January publication and its availability in paperback will open up this remarkable story to a new audience' * HEAT * 'Whether describing the Russian stepppe or New York's bathhouses, McCann's versatility is breathtaking.' -- Elena Seymenliyska * THE GUARDIAN * McCann has achieved a tour de force in his re-imagined life of Rudolf Nureyev..... McCann spins a verbal rhapsody out of Nureyev's passions and longings, by turns soulful, flamboyant, in your face. -- Brian Hennigan * THE HERALD * 'DANCER overflows with vibrant detail and evocative description.....McCann's books has a tremendous amount of life and energy.' * THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY * 'The theme of towering celebrity and its attendant vacuity is very well done.' -- Chris Power * THE TIMES *
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Colum McCann was born in Dublin in 1965. His fiction has won numerous international awards including the Rooney Prize, the Ireland Fund of Monaco Princess Grace Memorial Award, a Pushcart Prize, and Esquire magazine's Writer of the Year award in 2003. In 2005 he was nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Film. He was recently inducted into the Hennessy Hall of Fame in Dublin. His work has been published in twenty-six languages. He has travelled widely and is based in New York, where he lives with his wife and children.