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Brookner

(ˈbrʊknə)
n
(Biography) Anita. born 1928, British writer and art historian. Her novels include Hotel du Lac (1984), which won the Booker Prize, Brief Lives (1990), and The Next Big Thing (2002)
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Brook•ner

(ˈbrʊk nər)
n.
Anita, born 1928, English novelist and art historian.
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My pubescent social life channelled the spirit of a cardigan-wearing spinster in an Anita Brookner novel.
As a result, Jewish life has only rarely found expression in English literature, and when it has come, it has often been oblique, as in the ambiguously Jewish characters of Anita Brookner, or W.G.
Among the penwomen included in the 'Like A Woman' bookstore are Zadie Smith, Mary Shelley, Svetlana Alexievich, Afua Hirsch and Anita Brookner, and there are lots more - a mixed bag of contemporary and classical authors, movers and shakers in manifold industries, as well as up-and-coming female writers to watch out for.
TOP English author Dr Anita Brookner has died at the age of 87.
Proprio il "mondo che entra nelle case" consente infatti a Monica Luongo ("Per un'epica del quotidiano") un'interpretazione particolareggiata dell'epica del "quotidiano", rintracciata quando nello schema tradizionale della narrazione eroica-epica-etica si inserisce una motivazione profonda, rinvenibile nei lavori di Anne Tayler, Anita Brookner e Valeria Parrella: la consapevolezza che la sfera del pubblico si rivoluzioni partendo dal privato, dai mondi giornalieri delle eroine di un quotidiano che nella sua tensio col mondo appare intessuto anche dagli impulsi dicotomici di "cura" e "ira".
Years ago I had a bash at Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner, which actually won the competition, but I only got as far as Becher's first time round before pulling up.
BIRTHDAYS: Anita Brookner, novelist, 84; Sir George Young, Leader of the House of Commons and Lord Privy Seal, 71; Frank Field, MP, (pictured) 70; Miguel Indurain, former cyclist, 48.
The specific works of notable authors are discussed at length, including "Atonement" by Ian McEwan, "Hotel du Lac" by Anita Brookner, "Intimacy" by Hanif Kureishi, and more.
Colm Toibin's Brooklyn is also included in the list of popular titles, along with One Day by David Nicholl, Turbulence by Giles Foden, Strangers by Anita Brookner and When Will There Be Good News?
STRANGERS by Anita Brookner (Fig Tree, pounds 16.99) SET in the leafy suburbs of London, the novel follows the life of retired banker Paul Sturgis whose monotonous lifestyle has left him isolated from the outside world.
by Anita Brookner is published in hardback by Fig Tree, priced pounds 16.99.