Autumn / Ali Smith.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, 2016.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0241207002 9780241207000 (hbk.) :
Fusing Keatsian mists and mellow fruitfulness with the vitality, the immediacy and the colour-hit of Pop Art - via a bit of very contemporary skulduggery and skull-diggery - 'Autumn' is a witty excavation of the present by the past. The novel is a stripped-branches take on popular culture, and a meditation, in a world growing ever more bordered and exclusive, on what richness and worth are, what harvest means.
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259 pages ; 23 cm
Much of the book does not seem to be productive to a plot. Instead, passages delight in the imagery that words and thoughts can create, with the playfulness of an effervescent daydream. We experience the happiness found in moments of tangental thought that are shared between two people who - by soci
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