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2 edition of Mothering Sunday found in the catalog.

Mothering Sunday

a romance

by Graham Swift

  • 219 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • FICTION / Historical,
  • FICTION / Literary

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGraham Swift
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6069.W47 M68 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination177 pages ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26498156M
    ISBN 109781101947524, 9781101947531
    LC Control Number2015033402


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At just under twenty quid this does seem quite expensive. Eve's sadly par for the course neccessarily unrealistic delivery of rough, gruff, unnatural. Film4, the movie arm of Britain’s Channel 4, has optioned the rights to Booker Prize-winning author Graham Swift’s novel “Mothering Sunday” for development with Number 9 Films Author: Leo Barraclough.

Praise for Mothering Sunday: ‘Mothering Sunday is a powerful, philosophical and exquisitely observed novel about the lives we lead, and the parallel lives – the parallel stories – we can never know It may just be Swift’s best novel yet’ The Observer 'Dazzling a vanished world is resurrected with superb immediacy.

Mothering Sunday shows love, lust, and ordinary decency struggling against the bars of an unjust English caste system.” —Kazuo Ishiguro, The Guardian “A book you’ll want to read more than once—and then urge on your friends.” —NPR “An exquisite, emotionally resonant romance.” —Entertainment Weekly4/4(3).

Mothering Sunday shows love, lust and ordinary decency straining against the bars of an unjust English caste system' Kazuo Ishiguro 'Mastery and resonance It's one of the novel's great strengths to be able to shift with such agility between focus scene and lifetime recollection the languid, blissful minutes of Ma seem to /5(9K).

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About This Book. Mothering Sunday A Romance (Book): Swift, Graham: "From the Booker Award winner: a luminous, profoundly moving work of fiction that begins with an afternoon tryst in between a servant girl and the young man of the neighboring house, but then opens to reveal the whole life of a remarkable woman.

Twenty-two-year-old Jane Fairchild, orphaned at birth, has. Mothering Sunday is a powerful, philosophical and exquisitely observed novel about the lives we lead, and the parallel lives—the parallel stories—we can never know.

It may just be Swift’s best novel yet. Hannah Beckerman - Observer (UK) Swift has written a book that is not just his most moving and intricate but his most engrossing, too. The two now meet on an unseasonably warm March day—Mothering Sunday—a day that will change Jane’s life forever.

As the narrative moves back and forth from to the end of the century, what we know and understand about Jane—about the way she loves, thinks, feels, sees, remembers—expands with every vividly captured moment.4/5(16).

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In some countries (eg Ireland, the UK, Nigeria) the 4th Sunday of Lent is observed - originally as Mothering Sunday but now more commonly as Mother's Day. Originally Mothering Sunday was when people returned to their "mother church" for the Latare Sunday service, and while doing so met their mothers and other family member in an annual celebration.

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Mothering Sunday: A Romance Graham Swift, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary A luminous, intensely moving tale that begins with a secret lovers’ assignation in the spring ofthen unfolds to reveal the whole of a remarkable life. This is the text of my talk for the family service on Mothering Sunday, complete with props and stage directions.

Feel free to use / adapt / etc as appropriate. Text is Psalm Mothering Sunday – March 6th Props: Three large pots with attached flowers.

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It was the custom in 17th-century England for Christians to pay their respects on the fourth Sunday in Lent to the "Mother Church" where they had been baptized. Also known as Misers, or Mid-Lent, Sunday, this day usually included a visit to one's parents—to "go a-mothering," as it was called back then.

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