Book: Helen Dunmore «Your Blue-Eyed Boy»

Your Blue-Eyed Boy

An intriguing situation, seamless pacing, a rising sense of menace and a surprise ending bring Dunmore's new novel (after the well-received Talking to the Dead) into the winner's circle. British district judge Simone struggles as the family breadwinner, while her unemployed husband faces bankruptcy and takes care of their two boys. Keeping the family together in their remote seaside village is hard enough, but Simone's fragile worldAalso undermined by a childhood traumaAis threatened by the intrusion of her long-buried past. Michael, an American Vietnam veteran whom she met during a summer in the States, sends her an intense letter and copies of several photographs of them nude together. Then he arrives in her village, having decided to reconnect with the one person whose image he has nurtured over two decades, some of which was spent in a mental hospital. Dunmore intricately weaves past and present, bringing the experimental atmosphere of the 1970s to life as Simone reads Michael's...

Издательство: "Little, Brown and Company" (1999)

Формат: 140x215, 294 стр.

ISBN: 0-316-19747-5

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Helen Dunmore

Helen Dunmore (born December 12, 1952) is a British poet, novelist and children's writer. [ [http://www.contemporarywriters.com/authors/?p=auth103 Helen Dunmore ] ] Educated at the University of York, she now lives in Bristol.She has won awards for her fiction (the Society of Authors' McKitterick Prize and the Orange Prize) and also for her poetry (she has won the Cardiff International Poetry Prize, been shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize and had her books named as Poetry Book Society Choice and Recommendations). Dunmore is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (FRSL). Some of her children's books are now included in reading schemes for use in schools.

Bibliography

Novels

*"Zennor in Darkness" (McKitterick Prize 1994)
*"Burning Bright" (1994)
*"A Spell of Winter" (Orange Prize 1996)
*"Talking to the Dead" (1996)
*"Your Blue-Eyed Boy" (1998)
*"With your Crooked Heart" (1999)
*"The Siege" (2001) (Shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year Award; shortlisted for the Orange Prize 2002)
*"Mourning Ruby" (2003)
*"House of Orphans" (2006)
*"Counting the Stars" (2008)

hort stories

*"Love of Fat Men" (1997)
*"Ice Cream" (2001)
*"Rose, 1944" (2005)

Books for Teens

*The Zillah and Katie trilogy
**"The Lilac Tree" (first published as "Zillah and Me") (2004)
**"The Seal Cove" (first published as "The Zillah Rebellion") (2004)
**"The Silver Bead" (2004)
*The Ingo tetralogy
**"Ingo" (2005)
**"The Tide Knot" (2006)
**"The Deep" (2007)
**"The Crossing of Ingo" (2008)

Children's books

*"Going to Egypt" (1992)
*"In the Money" (1995)
*"Go Fox" (1996)
*"Fatal Error" (1996)
*"Amina's Blanket" (1996)
*"Clyde's Leopard" (1998)
*"Great-Grandma's Dancing Dress" (1998)
*"Brother Brother, Sister Sister" (1999)
*"Aliens Don't Eat Bacon Sandwiches" (2000)
*"Tara's Tree House" (2003)
*"The Allie Books" (1997-2000)
*"The Ugly Duckling" (2001)

Poetry

*"The Apple Fall" (1983)
*"The Sea Skater" (1986)
*"The Raw Garden" (1988)
*"Short Days, Long Nights" (1991)
*"Recovering a Body" (1994)
*"Secrets" (1994)
*"Bestiary" (1997)
*"Out of the Blue" (2001)
*"Glad of these times" (2006)

References

External links

* [http://www.helendunmore.com/ Author site]
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* [http://www.harpercollins.ca/global_scripts/product_catalog/author_xml.asp?authorid=CA57836 HarperCollins Canada site]
* [http://www.harpercollins.ca/trailers/trailer0002006189.html Video trailer] for "Ingo"
* [http://www.harpercollins.ca/ingobook/myth.html Ingo Mini Site]

Источник: Helen Dunmore

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