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Golden hill

Shirley Lord

Golden hill

a novel

by Shirley Lord

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Frederick Muller in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Crown, 1982.

StatementbyShirley Lord.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6062.O/
The Physical Object
Pagination501p. ;
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18334297M
ISBN 100584311605
OCLC/WorldCa16611866

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Golden Hill, - won the Costa Book Award for a first novel, and the Ondaatje Prize. True Stories and Other Essays, ; He has also edited three anthologies: The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings, , about lists used as a literary device, The Chatto Book of the Devil, , and The Antarctic, Kim van Alkemade, author of ORPHAN #8 and BACHELOR GIRL, recommends Francis Spufford's novel, GOLDEN HILL, which takes readers back to Old New York.

Francis Spufford, known in literary circles for his nonfiction work, has written his debut novel, GOLDEN greggdev.com “novel of the year” by the UK’s Sunday Times, its introduction to US readers will tell its own tale.. The book is set in the year in New York, which at the time was a small town on the tip of Manhattan island, and introduces readers to Richard Smith, a robust and. Jun 28,  · As faithful, even sometimes slavish, as "Golden Hill" is to its great template novels of centuries ago, the book has a one-two combination of twists at the very end that would have been all .


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Golden Hill book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan Island, One ra /5. Jul 07,  · Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York [Francis Spufford] on greggdev.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Wall Street Journal Top Ten Fiction Book of * A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of the Year * A Seattle Times Favorite Book of * An NPR Best Book of * A Kirkus Reviews Best Historical Fiction Book of the Year * A Library Journal Top Historical Fiction 4/4().

Jun 01,  · In Spufford’s acknowledgments he describes the book as “a colonial counterpart to Joseph Andrews or David Simple”, Golden hill book novels by Henry and. “Golden Hill”: A Crackerjack Novel of Old Manhattan Francis Spufford’s fiction début is a fast-paced romp, but it keeps its eyes on the moral conundrums of America.

By Laura Mille r. Jun 27,  · His new book is another pivot. “Golden Hill” is his first novel, and not a typical first novel (mumbled quasi-memoir) but an ebullient, freewheeling historical fiction set in 18th-century New.

The intoxicating effect of Golden Hill is much more than an experiment in form.[Spufford] has created a complete world, employing his archivist skills to the great advantage of his novel This is a book born of patience, of knowledge accrued and distilled over decades, a style honed by practice.

Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York Francis Spufford, Scribner pp. ISBN Summary Costa Award - First Novel The spectacular first novel from acclaimed nonfiction author Francis Spufford follows the adventures of a mysterious young man in mid-eighteenth century Manhattan, thirty years before the American Revolution.

This reading group guide for Golden Hill includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book greggdev.com suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your greggdev.comed on: February 06, The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Spufford, Francis.

Golden Hill: a Novel of Old New York. Scribner, The novel opens on November 1st, Englishman Richard Smith arrives in the small colonial town of New-York from London.

He enters the office of a. The feverish plotting begins in the Twenties, when rich widower Piper Pollard, new owner of the Golden Hill estate, falls in wild, lustful love with young Rose Bracken--a beautiful, light-skinned seamstress who quickly loses her accent (""I'v' bin saving meself for de right man"") as the happy mistress of Golden greggdev.com: Francis Spufford.

Feb 28,  · Golden Hill is a meticulously crafted and brilliantly written novel that is both an affectionate homage to the 18th century novel and a taut and thoughtful tale. (Iain Pears)Fast, pacey and quite wonderful, I loved it.

(Jenny Uglow)I loved this book so much/5(). Jul 14,  · “Golden Hill” possesses a fluency and immediacy, a feast of the senses, without ever being pedantic. I love this book. Karen Heller is a writer for The Washington Post.

Golden Hill. Jul 10,  · 'Golden Hill' Recalls The Dark Alleys And Twisted Virtue Of 18th-Century NYC Francis Spufford's historical novel is set in Lower Manhattan.

Jan 01,  · close overlay Buy Featured Book Title Golden Hill Subtitle A Novel of Old New York Author Francis Spufford. Your purchase helps support NPR greggdev.com: Francis Spufford. Enhance Your Book Club.

Immerse yourself in Mr. Smith's New York City by finding maps of Manhattan and the surrounding region from the early s. Locate streets and landmarks mentioned in Golden Hill. Research picaresque novels and decide if Golden Hill fits into the traditions of the genre. Golden Hill book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Two women's passions wove the tapestry that became GOLDEN HILL. Beautifu /5. Feb 06,  · “Golden Hill possesses a fluency and immediacy, a feast of the senses I love this book.” — The Washington Post The spectacular first novel from acclaimed nonfiction author Francis Spufford follows the adventures of a mysterious young man in mid-eighteenth century Manhattan, thirty years before the American Revolution.3/5.

Golden Hill's All the Arts Mosiac Heart proudly welcomes everyone at the entrance to our school of the Arts. Musical Theatre's performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (March ). Feb 28,  · Golden Hill New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan Island, One rainy evening, a charming and handsome young stranger fresh off the boat from England pitches up to a counting house on Golden Hill Street, with a suspicious yet compelling proposition - he has an order for a thousand pounds in his pocket that he wishes to cash/5().

Oct 30,  · Golden Hill is a banquet of a book. Set init tells of a young man’s adventuring in New York, a city then of just 7, people. Richard Smith, fresh off the boat, a man with a knack for. Sep 22,  · Golden Hill A Novel of Old New York (Book): Spufford, Francis: "New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan island, One rainy evening in November, a handsome young stranger fresh off the boat arrives at a countinghouse door on Golden Hill Street: this is Mr.

Smith, amiable, charming, yet strangely determined to keep suspicion shimmering. For in his pocket, he has what seems to be an.As fast as a heist movie, as stuffed with incident as a whole shelf of conventional fiction, Golden Hill is both a novel about the 18th century, and itself a book cranked back to the novel's 18th century beginnings, when anything could happen on the page, and usually did, and a hero was not a hero unless he ran the frequent risk of being hanged.4/5(34).Golden Hill is a stunning evocation of a town before it boomed into a metropolis.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune “Golden Hill is a novel of place, and its richness of description and 18th century expression beggars the imagination.

It is an extraordinary re-creation.”.