- ISBN: 9781101870464 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZEPassionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. A true original, she is a one-of-a-kind literary sensation. Her novels consistently attract serious acclaim and discussion--and have won her a dedicated readership who are drawn again and again to the warmth, humanity and humor of her voice. How to be both is a novel all about art's versatility. Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, it's a fast-moving genre-bending conversation between forms, times, truths and fictions. There's a Renaissance artist of the 1460s. There's the child of a child of the 1960s. Two tales of love and injustice twist into a singular yarn where time gets timeless, structural gets playful, knowing gets mysterious, fictional gets real--and all life's givens get given a second chance.From the Hardcover edition.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Anchor, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3696 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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