#44 in series

The Patrick Melrose Novels

Picador Classic

Book 44 in the series

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Picador

Publication date: 16.06.2016
ISBN: 9781447253525
Number of pages: 880

Synopsis

Acclaimed for their searing wit and their deep humanity, this magnificent cycle of novels - in which Patrick Melrose battles to survive the savageries of his childhood and lead a self-determined life - is one of the major achievements in English fiction.

In the media

Humour, pathos, razor-sharp judgement, pain, joy and everything in between. The Melrose novels are a masterwork for the twenty-first century, by one of our greatest prose stylists
Alice Sebold
St Aubyn conveys the chaos of emotion, the confusion of heightened sensation, and the daunting contradictions of intellectual endeavour with a force and subtlety that have an exhilarating, almost therapeutic effect
Francis Wyndham
Edward St Aubyn is among the handful of the current giants of English fiction
Edmund White

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