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    • ISBN:9780575121706
    • Publication date:11 Dec 2014

The Quiet Woman

By Christopher Priest

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A chilling tale of a dystopian Britain and a woman lost in memories of the past from an ARTHUR C. CLARKE and JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD-winning author.

THE QUIET WOMAN stitches together a horrifyingly plausable near-future dystopian Britain and a typically Priestian account of an individual lost in the blurred boundaries between the real and the imagined. It is a novel that bears comparison with the work of Kazuo Ishiguro and A.S. Byatt as well as that of John Wyndham.

In a country that has lost its way memories of past lives are distracting Alice Stockton. Living alone after the break up of her marriage she makes a precarious living as a biographer yet finds herself powerfully and inexplicably influenced by the lives of others.

A novel of uncertain personal histories and literary mystery set in a disturbingly real dystopian Britain, THE QUIET WOMAN is vintage Christopher Priest.

Biographical Notes

Christopher Priest is one of the most acclaimed authors of literary SF in the world. He has won multiple awards and is revered in both genre and literary circles. He now lives in Hastings.

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