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  • Paperback
  • 352
  • Last Orders
  • Graham Swift
  • English
  • 11 August 2018
  • 0330489674

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  1. Paul Bryant Paul Bryant says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBook Scene the smoke room at the Bag of Grandmas, Old Kent Road, Bermondsey, East End, London.Three novelists are propping up the bar and grouching.Ian McEwan My Booker Prize is bigger than yours.Julian Barnes No it fucking isn t, they re all the same size Ian McEwan No they re not, they make em bigger if they think it s a better fucking work of literature Graham Swift No they don tIan McEwan Yes t


  2. Kevin Ansbro Kevin Ansbro says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBookThis uneventful novel was the Booker Prize winner of 1996 I glimpsed fleeting moments of literary excellence but the book s prosaic conversational style wasn t for me It also pained me to see ain t without its apostrophe on almost every page Aint that annoying


  3. Kinga Kinga says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBookThis was easily the least exciting Booker Prize winner I ve ever read You know that other London all us new hipster Londoners never get to know Even though we all live together, on the same streets, we are divided by our pubs There are the new hipster pubs with craft beer and a cosmopolitan atmosphere, and then right next to them, there is an old man pub The Weatherspoon s kind of affair with a tatty carpet and a clientele that has known each other for decades If I ever end up in a pub like This was easily the least exciting Booker Prize winner I ve ever read You know that other London all us new hipster Londoners never get to know Even though we all live together, on the same streets, we are divided by our pubs There are the


  4. Julie Julie says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBook It ain t like your regular sort of day.Nope It ain t It ain t my regular kind o book, neither.


  5. Tony Tony says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBookThis begins It ain t like your regular sort of day Not exactly Call me Ishmael but you have to start somewhere A little workshoppy, but there s some promise there Perhaps it could turn into a one day, colloquial journey through themes and characters.But then again, maybe not In a few brisk chapters we have encountered the word met suggestspurchase than we are given Ray, Jack, Sue, Sally, Vince,


  6. Ellen Ellen says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBookWhat a beautiful, beautiful book Graham Swift has got to be one of the greatest writers of our generation This is not a large book, but one should take his time reading to savor his language, his great skill in crafting amazingly simple stories of everyday people Swift brings his characters in this book, butchers, junk dealers, used car salesmen, funeral directors, housewives great dignity Four friends set out to scatter the ashes of a mutual frie


  7. John Anthony John Anthony says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBookJack, a Butcher and propper up of the bar at his local alongside his mates Raysy, Lenny, Vic and Vince, Jack s unofficially adopted son dies He wants his ashes scattered off Margate His widow, Amy, passes the batton urn to Jack s mates, who all have a soft spot for Amy They set off from Bermondsey to Margate in Vince s flash car he s a second hand car dealer and mechanic for this purpose.The story of their pilgrimage is endearingly human, sometimes tense, often funny, almost always full of Jack, a Butcher and propper up of the bar at his local alongside his mates Raysy, Lenny, Vic and Vince, Jack s unofficially adopted son dies He wants his ashes scattered off Margate His widow, Amy, passes the batton urn to Jack s mates, who all have a soft spot for Amy They set off from Bermondsey to Margate in Vince s flash car he s a second hand car dealer and mechanic for th


  8. Jane Odgers Jane Odgers says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBookCharactersJack Arthur Dodds deceased Dodds and Son Family Butcher, since 1903 Vince Dodds Vincent Ian Pritchett son of Jack and Amy Dodds Autos Ray Lucky Johnson if you want to put a bet on, he s your man Lenny Tate, Grocer Gunner Tate, middleweight Always pissed Always late Vic Tucker, Funeral Director at your disposal Amy Dodds Jack s wife, mother of J


  9. Shawn Mooney (Shawn The Book Maniac) Shawn Mooney (Shawn The Book Maniac) says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBookI loved this almost as much as Mothering Sunday This one is very male focused, populated by a group of bumbling, inarticulate, hard drinking Londoners on a road trip to scatter their friend Jack s ashes, each man s grief complicated by tangles of Jack related secrets The polyphonic audio version is amazing It took me a while to get into it, but the intensity gathered and gathered and cracked me wide open.


  10. Rob Rob says:

    Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBookOrdinary people have deep lives.We live in the present and the past I have only realised the last few years that time is not linear We are continually dipping in and out of the past, the present and the future We are living it all at the same time Graham Swift has written a complex book that tries to blend this truth with the other truth that our stories are not solely ours We are part of history, of communities and families Our inner worlds b


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Last OrdersPaperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBook Four men once close to Jack Dodds, a London butcher, meet to carry out his peculiar last wish to have his ashes scattered into the sea For reasons best known to herself, Jack s widow, Amy, declines to join them On the surface the tale of a simple if increasingly bizarre day s outing, Last Orders is Graham Swift s most poignant exploration of the complexity and courage of ordinary lives.


About the Author: Graham Swift

Paperback Á Last Orders PDF Ð last pdf, orders download, Last OrdersLast Orders eBook Graham Colin Swift FRSL born May , is a British author He was born in London, England and educated at Dulwich College, London, Queens College, Cambridge, and later the University of York He was a friend of Ted HughesSome of his works have been made into films, including Last Orders, which starred Michael Caine and Bob Hoskins and Waterland which starred Jeremy Irons Last Orders was a joint winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and a mildly controversial winner of the Booker Prize in , owing to the superficial similarities in plot to William Faulkner s As I Lay Dying Waterland was set in The Fens it is a novel of landscape, history and family, and is often cited as one of the outstanding post war British novels and has been a set text on the English Literature syllabus in British schools.