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Deborah Levy

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Tekijän teokset

Swimming Home (2011) 906 kappaletta
Hot Milk (2015) 881 kappaletta
The Cost of Living (2018) 495 kappaletta
The Man Who Saw Everything (2019) 467 kappaletta
Things I Don't Want to Know (2013) 411 kappaletta
Real Estate (2021) 244 kappaletta
August Blue (2023) 166 kappaletta
Black Vodka (2013) 128 kappaletta
Billy and Girl (1996) 64 kappaletta
The Unloved (1994) 52 kappaletta
Beautiful Mutants (1989) 43 kappaletta
Swallowing Geography (1993) 35 kappaletta
Ophelia and the Great Idea (1988) 32 kappaletta
Stardust Nation (2016) 11 kappaletta
Diary of a Steak (1997) 7 kappaletta
Kolossal frihet (2021) 4 kappaletta
A nuoto verso casa (2014) 2 kappaletta
Plays: v. 1 (2000) 2 kappaletta
Jeff McMillan: Biblio (2019) 2 kappaletta
Agosto azul 1 kappale
Fast ejendom 1 kappale
Livets omkostninger (2022) 1 kappale
Ting jeg ikke vil vide (2022) 1 kappale
An Act of Love 1 kappale
Heresies (1987) 1 kappale
Eva and Moses 1 kappale
The Next Wave 1 kappale
The Next Wave II 1 kappale

Associated Works

The Bastard (1964) — Johdanto, eräät painokset507 kappaletta
Best European Fiction 2010 (2009) — Avustaja — 165 kappaletta
The Lady and the Little Fox Fur (1965) — Johdanto, eräät painokset155 kappaletta
Granta 63: Beasts (1998) — Avustaja — 132 kappaletta
All Dogs Are Blue (2013) — Johdanto, eräät painokset64 kappaletta
Paris (1920) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset33 kappaletta
A Second Skin: Women Write about Clothes (1998) — Avustaja — 17 kappaletta
Spindles: Short Stories from the Science of Sleep (2016) — Avustaja — 7 kappaletta

Merkitty avainsanalla


Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Wembley Park, England, UK
Dartington College of Arts
short story writer
Levy, Norman (father)
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Lannan Literary Fellowship (2001)
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Deborah Levy was born 6 August 1962 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her father, an academic and historian, was a member of the African National Congress. The family emigrated to Wembley Park, London in 1968. She studied theater at Dartington College of Ars and became a playwright whose works have been staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company since 1981. She is also the author of several acclaimed novels, including Beautiful Mutants (1988), Swallowing Geography (1993), and Billy & Girl (1999). Her novel Swimming Home (2011) was shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize, the Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize, and was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2012. The title story in her short story collection, Black Vodka and Other Stories (2013) was shortlisted for the BBC International Short Story Award. Hot Milk was shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize, and The Man Who Saw Everything was selected for the 2019 Booker Prize longlist. She has been a director and writer for the MANACT Theatre Company in Cardiff, Wales, and a Creative Arts Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge. She's a regular contributor of articles and reviews to newspapers and magazines including The Independent, The Guardian, and the New Statesman.



Swimming Home, by Deborah Levy, And Other Stories (tammikuu 2013)
Swimming Home by Deborah Levy, Booker Prize (syyskuu 2012)


No plot just vibes.
This was very dreamlike and I enjoyed the writing
But nothing really happens, it’s confusing, and turns out I don’t like reading about the pandemic in fiction
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spiritedstardust | 5 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 1, 2024 |
4 stars

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Essays mostly about women artists and their often violent demise. My favourites though were about objects such as lemons and shoes.
I like the writing style of this author in general.
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spiritedstardust | Jun 1, 2024 |
If you appreciate [a:Deborah Levy|147246|Deborah Levy|https://images.gr-assets.com/authors/1591038543p2/147246.jpg]'s meandering style and discerning philosophical associations, as I do, you will like this first volume of her memoir trilogy. The books are slim nuggets, perfect for the pocket, and a quick read. The story begins in Majorca on holiday, alternates between recollections of her childhood in Apartheid South Africa when her father is jailed for his politics, fleeing to England as a child, and her parents' separation shadowed by her own marriage end. She questions the way men and women coexist and the possibility, for a woman, of life as an artist.… (lisätietoja)
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featherbooks | 14 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |
Unique provocative look at a woman's life as wife and mother in modern times. Wonderful writing. I came here after reading[b:Hot Milk|26883528|Hot Milk|Deborah Levy|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1461535043s/26883528.jpg|46932640] , now starting [b:Swimming Home|11700333|Swimming Home|Deborah Levy|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1328777389s/11700333.jpg|16647492], I really liked it.
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featherbooks | 19 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |



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