Télécharger le livre :  Love In The Provinces

When Tim Hughes joins his precocious schoolfriend Julian in a holiday job sorting out the library of an elderly neighbour, Harald Meades, he doesn't comprehend the emotions, both adult and adolescent, with which he is about to tangle. Harald's mathematician son and his...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  A Place To Stand

Noel's sister, Ethel, is dying, and for the first time since childhood, he spends a week in her company. As she drifts in and out of consciousness, he discovers more about her past, her fight for women's rights in education, and in the process reasses his own life....
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Small Change

A chance encounter with an old schoolfriend confronting a devastating disease leads Colin Turnbull to reassess his life. Everything had seemed in place: academic brilliance, marriage to his boss's daughter and a formidable career. But, as Colin discovers, these apparent...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Sterner Stuff

Frank Montgomery is in T.S. Eliot's 'middle way', Principal of an art college, coping with an aging father and a mother in law on the dark descent into Alzheimer's. His marriage is strong, his relationships supportive - but in one wayFrank is extraordinary: he is being...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Catalysts

John Taylor, an accountant, has been deserted by his wife, Stella, after three years of marriage. He struggles to make sense of his life. At a concert he meets his old music master, Michael Alexander, whose son Sebastian, an international cello virtuoso, is the...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Brief Garlands

The comforts and terrors of middle-class provincial life have seldom been more sharply dissected than by Stanley Middleton, and his new novel adds to this social insight a new poignancy. As ageing slowly entwines John Stone, retired headmaster at Beechnall, his wife Peg...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Entry Into Jerusalem

John Worth is an artist - not a Bohemian, but a stubborn and self-disciplined man. Friends and colleagues try to influence his work - his mistress wants him to introduce more political themes and his dealer urges him towards fugurative painting. But Worth, though...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Live And Learn

Stanley Middleton has been described as ‘the Chekhov of suburbia’. Live and Learn explores the expanding possibilities the world offers to a young couple.Jonathan, a twenty-eight-year-old academic and a keen rugby player, and Emma, the solicitor daughter of a vicar,...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Valley Of Decision

A novel from the Booker-Prize winning author Stanley Middleton. Rejacked and reissued in Windmill.Mary and David Blackwell are content in their marriage but when Mary, a talented opera singer, is offered the chance to sing in America, everything changes. David, a music...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2014-09-11

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Télécharger le livre :  Harris’s Requiem

From Booker-Prize winning novelist Stanley Middleton. Thomas Harris is on the cusp of success as a classical composer with a growing reputation.When his father, a coal miner, dies Thomas decides to write a requiem for him which is also a thinly veiled attack on the...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2014-09-11

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Télécharger le livre :  An After-Dinner’s Sleep

From the Booker-Prize-winning author of Holiday. Rejacketed and reissued by Windmill to mark the 40th anniversary of Middleton's Booker Prize win.One winter evening Alistair Murray opens his door to Eleanor Franks, a woman he has not seen for decades. A man apparently...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2014-09-11

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Télécharger le livre :  The Golden Evening

From the Booker-Prize-winning author of Holiday. Rejacketed and reissued by Windmill to mark the 40th anniversary of Stanley Middleton's Booker Prize win. A brother and sister – Bernard is at college, Mary is still at school - are struggling with their own young lives...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2014-09-11

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Télécharger le livre :  Married Past Redemption

From the Booker-Prize-winning author of Holiday. Rejacketed and reissued by Windmill to mark the 40th anniversary of Middleton's Booker Prize win.David and Alison are a successful young couple planning their wedding, but they are surrounded by family and friends whose...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2014-09-11

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Télécharger le livre :  Mother's Boy

John Riley is in his early-thirties and has been separated from his wife, Helen, for two years. Deeply involved with his work as an accountant he has given little thought to saving his marriage until his mother announces that Helen wishes to see him. John's mother and...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2014-07-31

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Télécharger le livre :  Necessary Ends

'WITH NEARLY FORTY NOVELS UNDER HIS BELT, STANLEY MIDDLETON IS A SPECIES OF ALAN AYCKBOURN. . . HE DEALS WITH THE MARRIED MIDDLE CLASS. . AND FINDS POIGNANT TRUTHS AMID THEIR PREOCCUPATIONS. ' TIME OUT Sam Martin feels himself to be lucky. He lives in rich retirement...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2013-06-30

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Télécharger le livre :  Brief Hours

'He had in some sense, prepared the trap and fallen into it. He shuddered inside his newly dead universe. ' As a young boy, Frank Stapleton stumbles upon an unanswerable question about life and its meaning, and is devastated at the outcome. Now, half a century later and...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2013-05-31

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Télécharger le livre :  Toward The Sea

In these words, the extraordinary, ordinary world of Stanley Middleton is delicately conjured: a finite world of infinite possibilities, the pattern there subliminally for his characters, but just out of reach. When Henry Shelton, a widower who teachers Latin part-time...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2012-12-31

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Télécharger le livre :  Holiday

THE BOOKER PRIZE-WINNING NOVEL2019 marked the centenary of Stanley Middleton's birth. Holiday, winner of the 1974 Booker Prize, remains the most celebrated and popular novel from 'the Chekhov of suburbia'.Edwin Fisher has fled to a seaside resort of his childhood past...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2010-09-30

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Télécharger le livre :  A Cautious Approach

Shortly before his death last year, Stanley Middleton completed this, his last novel, which concludes a unique depiction of middle-class life in 'Middle England', quietly and cumulatively over many volumes and decades. Once again we are in Beechnall, the constant...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2010-08-05

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Télécharger le livre :  Her Three Wise Men

'In a town like Beechnall there are all sorts of rivalries, enmities and feuds.' And many of them soon swirl around the amateur dramatic society's festival production of Twelfth Night, which is under a cloud after politics result in the departure of the established...
Editeur : Cornerstone Digital
Parution : 2008-09-04

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