No One Is Talking About This : Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021 and the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021-9781526629777

No One Is Talking About This : Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021 and the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 by Lockwood, Patricia

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Author: Lockwood, Patricia

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Published on 6 January 2022 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 224 pages
129 x 197 x 19 | 164g

‘Patricia Lockwood is the voice of a generation’ Namita Gokhale‘A masterpiece’ Guardian‘I really admire and love this book’ Sally Rooney ‘An intellectual and emotional rollercoaster’ Daily Mail ‘I can’t remember the last time I laughed so much reading a book’ David Sedaris‘A rare wonder . . . I was left in bits’ Douglas Stuart* WINNER OF THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2022 ** SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021 ** SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021 ** A BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICK *This is a story about a life lived in two halves. It’s about what happens when real life collides with the increasing absurdity of a world accessed through a screen. It’s about living in world that contains both an abundance of proof that there is goodness, empathy, and justice in the universe, and a deluge of evidence to the contrary.

It's a meditation on love, language and human connection from one of the most original voices of our time.

‘An utterly distinctive mixture of depth, dazzling linguistic richness, anarchic wit and raw emotional candour’ Rowan WilliamsA 2021 Book of the Year: Sunday Times, Guardian, Daily Mail, Telegraph,

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