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Accidental: A Novel..Author: Ali Smith (used hardcover)

Listed In Category: Books & Magazines > Fiction
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Asking Price $ 10.20 USD per item
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Ivybeth member since 22-dec-2005
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View Hendersonville Classifieds Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA
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Format: Hardcover; ISBN: 0375422250; Release Date: Jan 2006; List Price: $22.95; Publisher: Pantheon Books; Length: 306 pages. Condition: Very Good. Has significant shelfdust, and first blank page has some markings. Pages are otherwise clean, jacket and cover are both still in overall great shape, and binding is strong. Same cover design as that shown here.

Synopsis:

A British family, the Smarts, on summer vacation, find their domestic facade irreparably ruffled by the appearance of a charismatic woman, Amber, who insinuates herself into their lives, hearts, and minds. In THE ACCIDENTAL, as in her eerie and brilliant HOTEL WORLD, Ali Smith proves to be a master of assuming the voices of myriad characters and seeing the world through their biased eyes. Employing a delightfully subjective third-person perspective, Smith opens up the inner-workings of the Smart family: the didactic and philandering father, the anxious and self-denying mother, and the two marvelously off-kilter kids. All of them seem drawn to and oddly deluded by Amber and, at times, Smith renders Amber's actions from multiple viewpoints in a style reminiscent of RASHOMON. Her treatment of the characters is like a brilliant autopsy: precise, unsettling, and, in the end, a revelation.

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