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  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407016054
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

Ladder Of Years




Have you ever wanted to walk right out of your life?

On a beach holiday,forty-year-old Cordelia Grinstead, dressed only in swimsuit and beachrobe, walks away from her family and just keeps on walking...

  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407016054
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

About the author

Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her bestselling novels include Breathing Lessons,The Accidental Tourist, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Ladder of Years, Back When We Were Grownups, A Patchwork Planet, The Amateur Marriage, Digging to America, A Spool of Blue Thread, Vinegar Girl and Clock Dance.

In 1989 she won the Pulitzer Prize for Breathing Lessons; in 1994 she was nominated by Roddy Doyle and Nick Hornby as 'the greatest novelist writing in English'; in 2012 she received the Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence; and in 2015 A Spool of Blue Thread was a Sunday Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and the Man Booker Prize.

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Praise for Ladder Of Years

Her best book yet

Roddy Doyle

Every scene breathes with intimacy. Lifelikeness almost lifts the characters off the page. Ladder of Years ruefully contemplates the unhaltable passage of time. But, scintillating with joie de vivre, it also offers an intensely appealing way of passing it

Sunday Times

Anne Tyler's novels have three qualities that make them special: they are funny, they are sad, they are intelligent

Nick Hornby

Dialogue top-rate, people alive to their fingertips, places as real as next door - you don't get a finer comedy of manners than this

Mail on Sunday

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