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What are You Like?

What are You Like?

by Anne Enright
CD-Audio
Publication Date: 31/12/2019
 
When Maria turns 20, she falls in love. She is in the wrong town, and he is the wrong sort of man. Going through his things, she finds a photo of herself when she was 12 years old. She has the same smile, but she is wearing the wrong clothes: she is the same, only different.

Anne Enright's astonishing novel moves between Dublin, New York and London, following the lives of the real Maria and the girl in the picture. Stepping through the mirror to tell the story of the two women, both haunted by their missing selves, What Are You Like? Is an exquisitely written disquisition on families and identity. It is a modern story, full of genetic jokes, of splitting and dislocation, and it is one of the oldest stories there is: a novel about twins. Threading together the lives of two young women, it confirms Anne Enright as not only the most original Irish writer of her generation but also as one of the finest, funniest and most affecting.
ISBN:
9781799759751
9781799759751
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
31-12-2019
Publisher:
Brilliance Corporation
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
171x133x13mm
Anne Enright

Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works.

She has published two collection of stories, collected as Yesterday’s Weather, one book of non-fiction, Making Babies, and five novels, including The Gathering, which was the Irish Novel of the Year, and won the Irish Fiction Award and the 2007 Man Booker Prize, and The Forgotten Waltz, which was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.

She is the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction.

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