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The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels - by Edward St Aubyn (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 880

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Literary

Series Title: Patrick Melrose Novels

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Picador USA

Age Range: Adult

Author: Edward St Aubyn

Language: English

Street Date: May 5, 2015
TCIN: 79688118
UPC: 9781250069603
Item Number (DPCI): 247-41-2013
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



Follows the life of Patrick Melrose, a member of an upper class English family, through his traumatic childhood with an abusive father, drug addiction, fatherhood, and the possible loss of his family home.



Book Synopsis



NOW COLLECTED INTO ONE VOLUME FOR THE FIRST TIME, ALL FIVE INSTALLMENTS OF EDWARD ST. AUBYN'S CELEBRATED PATRICK MELROSE NOVELS

Soon to be a Showtime TV series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Blythe Danner

Edward St. Aubyn has penned one of the most acclaimed series of the decade with the Patrick Melrose Novels. Now you can read all five novels in one volume: Never Mind, Bad News, Mother's Milk, Some Hope, and At Last.

By turns harrowing and hilarious, this ambitious novel cycle dissects the English upper class. Edward St. Aubyn offers his reader the often darkly funny and self-loathing world of privilege as we follow Patrick Melrose's story of abuse, addiction, and recovery from the age of five into early middle age.

The Patrick Melrose Novels are a memorable tour de force (The New York Times Book Review) by one of the most brilliant English novelists of his generation (Alan Hollinghurst).



Review Quotes




"Stunning, sparkling fiction . . . Unforgettable." --The Wall Street Journal

"One of the most amazing reading experiences I've had in a decade." --Michael Chabon, Los Angeles Times

"One of the best fictional cycles in contemporary fiction." --The Boston Globe




About the Author



EDWARD ST. AUBYN lives in London with his two children. He is the author of The Patrick Melrose Novels: Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, Mothers Milk, and At Last. Mother's Milk was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2006
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