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When I Was A Child I Read Books

When I Was A Child I Read Books

Of Marilynne Robinson, Michael Arditti said that there is ‘no contemporary novelist whose work I would rather read’ However she is not only a writer of sharp, subtly moving prose, but also a rigorous thinker and incisive essayist. In this luminous new collection she returns to the themes which have preoccupied her bestselling novels: the place literature has in life, the role of faith in modern living, the contradictions inherent in human nature. Clear-eyed and forceful as ever, Robinson demonstrates once again why she is regarded as one of our best-loved writers.
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Genre: Literature & Literary Studies / Prose: Non-fiction

On Sale: 22nd March 2012

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780748129362