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Gerard woodward born 1961 is a british novelist, poet and short story writer, best known for his trilogy of novels concerning the troubled jones family, the second of which, ill go to bed at noon, was shortlisted for the 2004 manbooker prize. Nigel balchin, elizabeth hardwick, gerard woodward i read consecutively three books recently which didnt thrill me enough to devote a whole post to each, but i wanted to cover them briefly nonetheless. Gerard woodward aldous jones is an old man whose wife has died and whose children have left home, but he still sets out to lead a full life. Right now our doors are closed to the public for safety reasons and in accordance with the most recent directive by gov. You wouldnt think the story of the father in his declining years would be fascinating yet it is. Its a sadly comic novel about a widowers attempts to connect with other people mostly women in the last few years of his life. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Sardonic and filled with darkly humorous imagery, a curious earth, by man booker finalist gerard woodward, is an oldfashioned novel, more an extended character study and meditation on aging than a traditional plotbased novel. Its a sadly comic novel about a widowers attempts to connect with other people. He is a professor of creative writing at bath spa university and lives in bath, england. Shop amongst our popular books, including 6, the paper lovers, legoland and more from gerard woodward. When he is not writing, gerard refills the chocolate machines at manchester university.

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