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A sweet obscurity

by Patrick Gale

  • 242 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Flamingo in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cornwall (England : County)
    • Subjects:
    • Girls -- Fiction.,
    • Aunts -- Fiction.,
    • Cornwall (England : County) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPatrick Gale.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6057.A382 S94 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination471 p. ;
      Number of Pages471
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3754721M
      ISBN 100007150997
      LC Control Number2003447784

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"A Sweet Obscurity" is the work of a novelist capable of writing a major contemporary novel. Patrick Gale has strong powers of plotting and characterisation; a deceptively simple, lucid style of writing which is a pleasure to read; and sets his novels against a lyrically portrayed Cornwall/5.

'A Sweet Obscurity', one of Patrick Gale's longer novels, is a warm-hearted, multi-stranded story which is set in London and Cornwall and which looks at the lives of assortment of people, several of whom are struggling to cope with sensitive issues they are trying to keep hidden from those around them/5(32).

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'A Sweet Obscurity', one of Patrick Gale's longer novels, is a warm-hearted, multi-stranded story which is set in London and Cornwall and which looks at the lives of assortment of people, several of whom are struggling to cope with sensitive issues they are trying to keep hidden from those around them/5(42).

Patrick Gale’s novels have become progressively more difficult to précis; none more so than A Sweet Obscurity, his longest and most ambitious since The Facts of Life in Like its predecessor Rough Music, A Sweet Obscurity is set in Cornwall, where Gale now lives.

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