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Mr Wilder and Me

Taschenbuch von Jonathan Coe

94201646

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Artikel-Nr.:
94201646
Im Sortiment seit:
27.06.2021
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.07.2021
Medium:
Taschenbuch
Einband:
Kartoniert / Broschiert
Autor:
Coe, Jonathan
Verlag:
Penguin Books Ltd (UK)
Sprache:
Englisch
Rubrik:
Belletristik
Romane, Erzählungen
Seiten:
245
Herkunft:
GROSSBRITANNIEN (GB)
Gewicht:
182 gr
Beschreibung
**The dazzling new novel from the prize-winning, bestselling author of Middle England**

In the heady summer of 1977, a naïve young woman called Calista sets out from Athens to venture into the wider world. On a Greek island that has been turned into a film set, she finds herself working for the famed Hollywood director Billy Wilder, about whom she knows almost nothing. But the time she spends in this glamorous, unfamiliar new life will change her for good.

While Calista is thrilled with her new adventure, Wilder himself is living with the realisation that his star may be on the wane. Rebuffed by Hollywood, he has financed his new film with German money, and when Calista follows him to Munich for the shooting of further scenes, she finds herself joining him on a journey of memory into the dark heart of his family history.

In a novel that is at once a tender coming-of-age story and an intimate portrait of one of cinema's most intriguing figures, Jonathan Coe turns his gaze on the nature of time and fame, of family and the treacherous lure of nostalgia. When the world is catapulting towards change, do you hold on for dear life or decide it's time to let go?
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Praise for Jonathan Coe

'Coe is a writer of uncommon decency' Observer

'Brilliantly funny' Economist

'Superb' Times

'Very, very funny' Stylist
Information zum Autor
Jonathan Coe is the author of thirteen novels, all published by Penguin, which include the highly acclaimed bestsellers What a Carve Up!, The House of Sleep , The Rotters' Club , Number 11 and Middle England , which won the Costa Novel of the Year Award and the Prix du Livre Européen . He is also the author of a biography of B.S Johnson, Like a Fiery Elephant , and The Broken Mirror , a children's book.