A Little Life: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015 By Hanya Yanagihara

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A Little Life: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015 By (author) Hanya Yanagihara ISBN:9781447294832 A novel of extraordinary intelligence and heart, a masterful depiction of heartbreak, and a dark and haunting examination of the tyranny of experience and memory.

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WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE 2015 & SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015nn”Astonishing and unsettling … A masterwork” San Francisco Chroniclenn”A book that demands to be read.” Wall Street JournalnnA Little Life is an immensely powerful and heartbreaking novel of brotherly love and the limits of human endurance.nnWhen four graduates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they’re broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their center of gravity. Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tinged by addiction, success, and pride. Yet their greatest challenge, each comes to realize, is Jude himself, by midlife a terrifyingly talented litigator yet an increasingly broken man, his mind and body scarred by an unspeakable childhood, and haunted by what he fears is a degree of trauma that he’ll not only be unable to overcome – but that will define his life forever.nnACCLAIM FOR A LITTLE LIFEnn”Transporting . . . A Little Life is not to be missed.” Evening Standardnn”The first must-read novel of the year” Kirkusnn”A singularly profound and moving work . . . It’s not often that you read a book of this length and find yourself thinking “I wish it was longer” but Yanagihara takes you so deeply into the lives and minds of these characters that you struggle to leave them behind.” The Timesnn”Makes for near-hypnotically compelling reading, a vivid, hyperreal portrait of human existence that demands intense emotional investment . . . An astonishing achievement: a novel of grand drama and sentiment, but it’s a canvas Yanagihara has painted with delicate, subtle brushstrokes.” Independentnn”Utterly compelling . . . quite an extraordinary novel. It is impossible to put down . . . And it is almost impossible to forget.” Daily Express
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Yanagihara, Hanya