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Live a little / Howard Jacobson.

Live a little / Howard Jacobson.
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ISBN 9781004003433 (pbk.) :
Author Jacobson, Howard author.
Title Live a little / Howard Jacobson.
Edition Large print edition.
Publisher/Date Rearsby, Leicester : WF Howes Ltd, 2020.
Pagination etc. 393 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Contents note Standard print edition originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2019.
Summary Note At the age of 90-something, Beryl Dusinbery is forgetting everything - including her own children. She spends her days stitching morbid samplers and tormenting her two long-suffering carers, Nastya and Euphoria, with tangled stories of her husbands and love affairs. Shimi Carmelli can do up his own buttons, walks without the aid of a frame and speaks without spitting. Among the widows of North London, he's whispered about as the last of the eligible bachelors. Unlike Beryl, he forgets nothing - especially not the shame of a childhood incident that has hung over him like an oppressive cloud ever since. There's very little life remaining for either of them, but perhaps just enough to heal some of the hurt inflicted along the way, and find new meaning in what's left.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Reminiscing in old age -- Fiction
Widows -- Fiction
Large type books
Shelf Location LP JACO
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