Book description:Genre: Fiction
1st ed. of "Brief Lives".
ISBN 13: 9780679737339
Number of pages: 447
With this novel, Booker Prize-winning author Anita Brookner confirms her reputation as an unparalleled observer of social nuance and deeply felt longings.
Brief Lives chronicles an unlikely friendship: that between the flamboyant, monstrously egocentric Julia and the modest, self-effacing Fay, who is at once fascinated and appalled by Julias excesses.
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