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"Funny and moving."-The New York Times

In prose vibrant and witty, The Queen of the Tambourinetraces the emotional breakdown-and eventual restoration-of Eliza Peabody, a smart and wildly imaginative woman who has become unbearably isolated in her prosperous London neighborhood. Eliza must reach the depths of her downward spiral before she can once again find health and serenity. This story of a woman's confrontation with the realities of sanity will delight readers who enjoy the works of Anita Brookner, Sybille Bedford, Muriel Spark, and Sylvia Plath. Winner of the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel of the Year.

About the Author

Jane Gardam is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Her novels include God on the Rocks, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, The Flight of the Maidens and Old Filth, which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. She lives in England.

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ISBN:
9781933372365
Author:
Gardam, Jane
Publisher:
Europa Editions
Author:
Gardam, Jean
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.28x5.36x.83 in. .65 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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