Spring : 'A dazzling hymn to hope' Observer Paperback / softback
by Ali Smith
Part of the Seasonal Quartet series
Discover Ali Smith's dazzling, once-in-a-generation series, SEASONAL, a tour-de-force quartet of novels about love, time, art, politics, and how we live right nowThe final instalment in the Seasonal quartet is out in August 2020.
Catch up with Spring now - Summer is coming... SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERFrom the bestselling author of Autumn and Winter, as well as the Baileys Prize-winning How to be both, comes the next installment in the remarkable, once-in-a-generation masterpiece, the Seasonal Quartet'Her best yet, a dazzling hymn to hope, uniting the past and present with a chorus of voices . . . [Ali Smith] is lighting us a path out of the nightmarish now' - ObserverWhat unites Katherine Mansfield, Charlie Chaplin, Shakespeare, Rilke, Beethoven, Brexit, the present, the past, the north, the south, the east, the west, a man mourning lost times, a woman trapped in modern times?Spring.
The great connective. With an eye to the migrancy of story over time, and riffing on Pericles, one of Shakespeare's most resistant and rollicking works, Ali Smith tells the impossible tale of an impossible time. In a time of walls and lockdown Smith opens the door. The time we're living in is changing nature. Will it change the nature of story?Hope springs eternal.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 12/03/2020
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780241973356
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