This work is part of the Continuum Contemporaries series giving readers accessible and informative introductions to 30 of the most popular, most acclaimed and most influential contemporary novels. It contains a biography of the novelist, a full-length study of the novel, a summary of how the novel was received upon publication, a summary of how the novel has performed since publication, and a wide range of suggestions for further reading.
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Biography of the novelist; analysis of the novel; reviews of the novel; the novel's standing today (TV, film, prizes, etc); further reading, discussion questions, websites.
Karin Westman teaches English at Charleston College, USA.