Jill

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Description

Michaelmas term, 1940. 18-year-old John Kemp has come down from Lancashire to Oxford University to begin his scholarship studying English. But when he invents an imaginary sister to win the attention of a rich but unreliable 'friend', and then falls in love for real, undergraduate life becomes its own strange world .

'Absolutely contemporary - perhaps even prophetic.' Joyce Carol Oates
'Remarkable . A book about innocence.' Simon Garfield
'A cryptic literary manifesto [about] discovering a literary personality, and the consolation art can provide.' Andrew Motion

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.49
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780571225828

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