Lila (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
272
Utgivningsdatum
2015-10-01
Utmärkelser
Winner of American National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2015 (UK); Long-listed for Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 (UK); Long-listed for Man Booker Prize 2015 (UK); Long-listed for Internatio
Förlag
Virago Press Ltd
Dimensioner
196 x 124 x 16 mm
Vikt
220 g
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ISBN
9781844088829

Lila

An Oprah's Book Club Pick

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Häftad,  Engelska, 2015-10-01
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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD AN OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK Lila, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, steps inside a small-town Iowa church - the only available shelter from the rain - and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life. 'One of the greatest living novelists' BRYAN APPLEYARD, SUNDAY TIMES 'Robinson is frequently named as one of America's most significant writers . . . Her questioning books express wonder: they are enlightening, in the best sense, passionately contesting our facile, recycled understanding of ourselves and of our world' SARAH CHURCHWELL, GUARDIAN 'The work of an exceptional novelist' ROWAN WILLIAMS, NEW STATESMAN 'A sumptuous, graceful and ultimately life-affirming novel' JAMES KIDD, INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY 'Great and luminous beauty . . . a book that leaves the reader feeling what can only be called exaltation' NEEL MUKHERJEE, INDEPENDENT
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  1. Nytt blick på den stora depressionen på 30-talet
    James Wilde (Malmköping), 15 september 2016

    Denna bok påminner om Vredens Druvor på så sätt att det beskriver en människa som saknar allt och vandrar runt med en liten klunga andra i let efter arbete. Hon har växt upp i detta och det är intressant att se hur hennes livserfarenhet här färgat hennes språk och tankesätt.

    Historien flyttar fram och tillbaka i tiden, ibland mellan två paragrafer, och det kan ta en stund innan man uppfattar var i hennes livslinje man befinner sig i just detta ögonblick. Kräver alltså all ens konce... Läs hela recensionen

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A masterpiece . . . Lila is a superb creation * Publishers Weekly * A masterpiece . . . Lila is a superb creation * Publishers Weekly * One of the greatest living novelists . . . [Lila is] just as wise, moving and genuine as its predecessors * Harper's Bazaar * One of the greatest living novelists . . . [Lila is] just as wise, moving and genuine as its predecessors * Harper's Bazaar * Robinson brings [the story] to pulsating life in prose of great and luminous beauty . . . a book that leaves the reader feeling what can only be called exaltation * Independent * Robinson brings [the story] to pulsating life in prose of great and luminous beauty . . . a book that leaves the reader feeling what can only be called exaltation * Independent * This superb novel can only add to [Robinson's] already stratospherically high reputation * Daily Mail * This superb novel can only add to [Robinson's] already stratospherically high reputation * Daily Mail * Lila is a really beautiful book: beautiful prose, beautiful story; morally beautiful too. After reading it the world seems more dazzling, fuller of wonder and mystery than it did before, as if you were newly in love. I wish I could persuade everyone who ever buys a book to read this one * Spectator * Lila is a really beautiful book: beautiful prose, beautiful story; morally beautiful too. After reading it the world seems more dazzling, fuller of wonder and mystery than it did before, as if you were newly in love. I wish I could persuade everyone who ever buys a book to read this one * Spectator * Deeply moving, almost transformative . . . frank and direct, but occasionally moved to ecstasy by the spirit * Sunday Times * Deeply moving, almost transformative . . . frank and direct, but occasionally moved to ecstasy by the spirit * Sunday Times * Tinged with heartbreaking beauty * Scotsman * Tinged with heartbreaking beauty * Scotsman * Although Lila revisits the characters of Robinson's previous books, Gilead, a Pulitzer prizewinner, and Home, a finalist in the American National Book Awards, and brings a certain completeness to their journeys, the book stands well on its own as a powerful search for the meaning of life as well as a touching and unlikely story of love and, ultimately, hope * The Times * Although Lila revisits the characters of Robinson's previous books, Gilead, a Pulitzer prizewinner, and Home, a finalist in the American National Book Awards, and brings a certain completeness to their journeys, the book stands well on its own as a powerful search for the meaning of life as well as a touching and unlikely story of love and, ultimately, hope * The Times * Robinson is a glorious writer . . . This novel, different in tone from its predecessors, stands beautifully alongside them * Financial Times * Robinson is a glorious writer . . . This novel, different in tone from its predecessors, stands beautifully alongside them * Financial Times * There is no one quite like this American writer, or quite as good as her . . . extraordinarily fluent and pitch perfect prose * Tablet * There is no one quite like this American writer, or quite as good as her . . . extraordinarily fluent and pitch perfect prose * Tablet * Measured and lyrical; the sound of this book is akin at times to the Cormac McCarthy of The Road . . . Robinson writes brilliantly about the way people dance warily around each other, never quite coinciding, stricken with longing and love * Literary Review * Measured and lyrical; the sound of this book is akin at times to the Cormac McCarthy of The Road . . . Robinson writes brilliantly about the way people dance warily around each other, never quite coinciding, stricken with longing and love * Literary Review * This third novel in the sequence is, in many ways, the most adventurous of all . . . Lila is the work of an exceptional novelist at the peak of her capacity * New Statesman * This third novel in the sequence is, in many ways, the most adventurous of all . . . Lila is the

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Marilynne Robinson, author of Housekeeping, Gilead, Home, Lila and Jack, is the winner of the Hemingway PEN award, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Women's Prize for Fiction and has twice been nominated for the International Booker Prize. She has also published six volumes of essays. In 2012 she was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama and in 2016 she was given The Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction and was one of Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people. She lives in Iowa.