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How to be both

How to be both

Smith Ali

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Author: Ali Smith Paperback From award winning novelist Ali Smiyh. Winner Of The Baileys Women's Prize For Fiction 2015. Winner of The Inner Of The Goldsmiths Prize 2014. Shortlisted For The Man Booker Prize 2014. Winner Of The 2014 COSTA NOVEL Award. Winner Of The Saltire Society Literary Book Of The Year Award 2014. Nominated For The Folio Prize 2015. How to be both is the dazzling, award-winning novel by Ali Smith Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else. 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 get...

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Author:   Smith Ali

ISBN:   0141025204

ISBN 13:   9780141025209

Publisher:   Hamish Hamilton

About the Author

About the author

Author:  Smith Ali

Author Description:  Ali Smith was born in Inverness in 1962. She is the author of Free Love and Other Stories, Like, Other Stories and Other Stories, Hotel World, The Whole Story and Other Stories, The Accidental, Girl Meets Boy, The First Person and Other Stories, There but for the, Artful, How to be both, and Public library and other stories. Hotel World was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the Orange Prize and The Accidental was shortlisted for the Man Booker and the Orange Prize. How to be both won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, the Goldsmiths Prize and the Costa Novel Award and was shortlisted for the Man Booker and the Folio Prize. Ali Smith lives in Cambridge and her next novel, Autumn, is forthcoming in the second half of 2016.

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Author Nationality:  Scottish

Author Born:  1 Aug 1962

Author Alive:  Yes