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[-] Other Available Formats Seller Information Price The Uncommon Reader (Mass-market paperback)
Pub. Date: 2012
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Description: The bestselling classic reissued for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Condition: Very Good.
Notes: A-format paperback. 128 p.
Goring-By-Sea, WEST SUSSEX, GBR
$33.56 The Uncommon Reader (Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2012
Publisher: Profile Books
Condition: Very good
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'Oh Norman,' said the Queen, 'the prime minister doesn't seem to have read any Hardy. Perhaps you could find him one of our old paperbacks on his way out.' Had the dogs not taken exception to the strange van parked in the royal grounds, the Queen might never have learnt of the Westminster travelling library's weekly visits to the palace. But finding herself at its steps, she goes up to apologise for all the yapping and ends up taking out a novel by Ivy Compton-Burnett, last borrowed in 1989. Duff read though it proves to be, upbringing demands she finish it and, so as not to appear rude, she withdraws another. This second, more fortunate choice of book awakens in Her Majesty a passion for reading so great that her public duties begin to suffer. And so, as she devours work by everyone from Hardy to Brookner to Proust to Samuel Beckett, her equerries conspire to bring the Queen's literary odyssey to a close. Subversive and highly enjoyable, The Uncommon Reader offers the perfect argument for reading, written by one of its great champions, Alan Bennett.
- PID: 15339318073
- ISBN-13: 9781781250143
- Publisher: Profile Books(GB)
- Date Published: 2012-05-01
- Seller: Discover Books
Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.