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No One Is Talking About This: Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021 and the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021
 

No One Is Talking About This: Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021 and the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021 (Paperback)

By Lockwood, Patricia

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    3 May 22

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION THE FIRST NOVEL FROM PATRICIA LOCKWOOD 'I really admire and love this book. Patricia Lockwood is a completely singular talent and this is her best, funniest, weirdest, most affecting work yet' Sally Rooney, author of Normal People... 'A literary star ... Captures better than anything I've ever read what it's like to be online' Hadley Freeman, Guardian 'A furiously original novel, alive and unstable' Jia Tolentino, author of Trick Mirror A Guardian, Times, Daily Mail, Esquire, Irish Independent, Irish Times, Elle, Independent and Stylist Highlight for 2021 A woman known for her viral social media posts travels the world speaking to her adoring fans, her entire existence overwhelmed by the internet - or what she terms 'the portal'. Are we in hell? the people of the portal ask themselves. Are we all just going to keep doing this until we die? Suddenly, two texts from her mother pierce the fray: 'Something has gone wrong,' and 'How soon can you get here?' As real life and its stakes collide with the increasing absurdity of the portal, the woman confronts a world that seems to contain both an abundance of proof that there is goodness, empathy and justice in the universe, and a deluge of evidence to the contrary. Irreverent and sincere, poignant and delightfully profane, No One Is Talking About This is at once a love letter to the infinite scroll and a meditation on love, language and human connection from one of the most original voices of our time.
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ISBN 9781526629777
Released NZ 3 May 2022
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781526629777
Stock Release date is 3 May 2022
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Released 3 May 2022
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Lockwood, Patricia
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
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