|Graham Swift. I MET YOUR FATHER when Iwas twenty and he was twentyone, in |
Brighton, in 1966, when We were both at Sussex University. \When I say “met" I
really mean “went to bed with," “slept with,” if there wasn't, that night, that much ...
|The first novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of Last Orders and Waterland In the sweet shop Willy Chapman was free, absolved from all responsibility, and he ran his sweet shop like his life – quietly, steadfastly, devotedly.|
|"Waterland, like the Hardy novels, carries with all else a profound knowledge of a people, a place, and their interweaving.... Swift tells his tale with wonderful contemporary verve and verbal felicity.... A fine and original work.|