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Serious sweet, A.L. Kennedy

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Serious sweet
Title
Serious sweet
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A.L. Kennedy
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Language
eng
Summary
  • A good man in a bad world, Jon Sigurdsson is 59 and divorced: a senior civil servant in Westminster who hates many of his colleagues and loathes his work for a government engaged in unmentionable acts. A man of conscience. Meg Williams is 'a bankrupt accountant - two words you don't want in the same sentence, or anywhere near your CV'. She's 45 and shakily sober, living on Telegraph Hill, where she can see London unfurl below her. Somewhere out there is safety. Somewhere out there is Jon, pinballing around the city with a mobile phone and a letter-writing habit he can't break. He's a man on the brink, leaking government secrets and affection as he runs for his life. Set in 2014, this is a novel of our times. Poignant, deeply funny, and beautifully written, Serious Sweet is about two decent, damaged people trying to make moral choices in an immoral world: ready to sacrifice what's left of themselves for honesty, and for a chance at tenderness. As Jon and Meg navigate the sweet and serious heart of London - passing through 24 hours that will change them both for ever - they tell a very unusual, unbearably moving love story
  • Jon Sigurdsson, 59 and divorced, is a senior civil servant in Westminster who hates many of his colleagues and loathes his work for a government engaged in unmentionable acts. He's pinballing around the city with a mobile phone and a letter-writing habit he can't break. Accountant Meg Williams, 45, bankrupt and shakily sober, lives on Telegraph Hill, looking for safety. These two damaged people are ready to sacrifice what's left of themselves for honesty, and for a chance at tenderness
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JRG
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6061.E5952
LC item number
S47 2016c
Literary form
fiction
Serious sweet, A.L. Kennedy
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Serious sweet, A.L. Kennedy
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn960209652
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
479 pages
Isbn
9781503936508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)960209652

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