‘I can think of few novels containing so much that is resonant and unforgettable, or that invite the reader to participate so fully and rewardingly. “The Stone Diaries” is a triumphant and important book and deserves a wide audience.’ Sunday Telegraph
‘Rapturous, sensitive and funny.’ Guardian
‘Carol Shields is an exceptionally sympathetic and involving novelist.’ Independent on Sunday
‘It is wonderful. A treat.’ Joanna TrollopeVom Verlag:
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Governor-General’s Award, and short-listed for the Booker Prize. ‘The Stone Diaries’ is the story of one woman’s life, a truly sensuous novel which relects and illuminates the unsettled decades of our century.
This is the story of Daisy Goodwill, from her birth on a kitchen floor in Manitoba, Canada, to her death in a Florida nursing home nearly ninety years later. Through Daisy’s life, Shields reflects and illuminates the unsettled decades of our century in this rich and poignant novel.
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Buchbeschreibung NY Penguin (1993)., 1993. VG PB. Winner 1995 Pulitzer Prize. ".chips away at our most cherished comforting beliefs about.facts & fate.". 14th ptg edition. Artikel-Nr. 010222