Wish I Was Here

Jackie Kay
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This fierce, funny and compassionate collection explores every facet of that most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions: love. With winning directness, Jackie Kay captures her characters' greatest joy and greatest vulnerability, exposing the moments of tenderness, of shock, of bravery and of stupidity that accompany the search for love, the discovery of love and, most of all, love's loss. `Jackie Kay's characters sing from the page' Daily Telegraph `So immediately engaging that it reads as though she is speaking to you at a bus stop' Irish Times `Jackie Kay's new book reveals her gift for capturing a voice . . . at the heart of it is a faith in stories themselves: a belief that the most desolate history can be lent coherence if you tell it right' Times Literary Supplement `Kay's humour and optimism are transcendent' Sunday Herald show more
  • Pan Macmillan
  • 18 Apr 2007
  • 477
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This fierce, funny and compassionate collection explores every facet of that most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions: love. With winning directness, Jackie Kay captures her characters' greatest joy and greatest vulnerability, exposing the moments of tenderness, of shock, of bravery and of stupidity that accompany the search for love, the discovery of love and, most of all, love's loss. `Jackie Kay's characters sing from the page' Daily Telegraph `So immediately engaging that it reads as though she is speaking to you at a bus stop' Irish Times `Jackie Kay's new book reveals her gift for capturing a voice . . . at the heart of it is a faith in stories themselves: a belief that the most desolate history can be lent coherence if you tell it right' Times Literary Supplement `Kay's humour and optimism are transcendent' Sunday Herald show more
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Jackie Kay

Publisher: 

Pan Macmillan

Published Date: 

18 Apr 2007

Location: 

477

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9780330373326