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The Resource Lost for words, Edward St Aubyn

Lost for words, Edward St Aubyn

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Lost for words
Title
Lost for words
Statement of responsibility
Edward St Aubyn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Each of the judges of the Elysian Prize for literature has a reason for accepting the job. For the chairman, MP Malcolm Craig, it is backbench boredom, media personality Jo Cross is on the hunt for a 'relevant' novel, and Oxbridge academic Vanessa Shaw is determined to discover good writing. But for Penny Feathers of the Foreign Office, it's all just getting in the way of writing her own thriller. Over the next few weeks they must read hundreds of submissions to find the best book of the year, and so the judges spar, cajole and bargain in order that their chosen title gets the recognition it deserves. Meanwhile, a host of authors are desperate for Elysian glory, including brilliant writer and serial heart-breaker Katherine Burns, lovelorn debut novelist Sam Black, and Sonny, convinced that his magnum opus, The Mulberry Elephant, will take the literary world by storm
Summary
The judges on the panel of the Elysian Prize for Literature must get through hundreds of submissions to find the best book of the year. Meanwhile, a host of writers are desperate for Elysian attention: the brilliant writer and serial heartbreaker Katherine Burns; the lovelorn debut novelist Sam Black; and Bunjee, convinced that his magnum opus, The Mulberry Elephant, will take the literary world by storm. Things go terribly wrong when Katherine?s publisher accidentally submits a cookery book in place of her novel; one of the judges finds himself in the middle of a scandal; and Bunjee, aghast to learn his book isn?t on the short list, seeks revenge. From the bestselling author of the Patrick Melrose novels, this is a thought-provoking and entertaining insight into a sniping world of literature, celebrity culture and ambition.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
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10302223
Cataloging source
DLC
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1960-
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St. Aubyn, Edward
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Novelists
  • Literary prizes
Target audience
adult
Label
Lost for words, Edward St Aubyn
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
ocn872703811
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9780330454223
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
Lost for words, Edward St Aubyn
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
ocn872703811
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9780330454223
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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