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The Last Days of the National Costume

The Last Days of the National Costume
 

A heartwarming novel about illicit love, sewing, blackouts and Belfast, featuring GoGo Sligo, one of the funniest, wisest literary observers of all time with a unique and spellbinding voice.

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ISBN 9781743313862
Barcode 9781743313862
Published 29 June 2013 by Allen & Unwin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Main
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Author(s) By Kennedy, Anne
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ISBN-13 9781743313862
ISBN-10 1743313861
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin
Publication Date 29 June 2013
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Kennedy, Anne
Category Award Winning
Modern Fiction
Classic Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Australian
New Zealand & Related
New Zealand Post Book Award Finalists 2014
Fiction Finalists 2014
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 31mm
Weight 497g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Domestic fiction, Belfast, Clothing and dress - Repairing, Man-woman relationships, Storytelling
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code N823.00
Catalogue Code 410680

Description of this Book

Narrated by one of the funniest, wisest literary observers of all time this is a brilliant, charming and heartwarming novel about illicit love, sewing, blackouts and Belfast.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Long-listed for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2015 (Iran, Islamic Republic of) -- Long-listed for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2015.
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Anne Kennedy is the author of 100 Traditional Smiles, Musica Ficta, and A Boy and His Uncle.

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