A Sweet Obscurity: A Novel by Patrick Gale

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A Sweet Obscurity: A Novel

'“An impressive writer with a sharp eye for telling detail and a poet’s ear for a well-turned phrase . . . Gale’s talent is undeniable . . . .engaging.” —The Guardian   “What is delightful about Gale’s fiction is that it so warmly and convincingly illuminates ordinary lives and interests.” —The Daily Telegraph   “Exerts the unmistakable force of a novelist in the process of discovering a new, strong voice. With this alarming and technically very skillful romance, he is decidedly a man to watch.” —The Mail on Sunday   “Flawless. Gale is a master of context and background, flinging wide the perspectives of his dramatic personae with exemplary patience and generosity . . . Triumphantly redemptive.” —The Times Literary Supplement   “This is arguably Gale’s most questioning, troublesome work. It amuses, startles and occasionally bewilders. A Sweet Obscurity is worth every minute of your time.” —The Independent   “Intriguing and impressive . . . A memorable study of a child forced cruelly, even tragically, to grow up too soon.” —The Sunday Times   “Gale is a master of character, and he slips under the skins of his women protagonists with such wit that it’s often hard to believe he’s a man.” —Elle  '
'“An impressive writer with a sharp eye for telling detail and a poet’s ear for a well-turned phrase . . . Gale’s talent is undeniable . . . .engaging.” —The Guardian   “What is delightful about Gale’s fiction is that it so warmly and convincingly illuminates ordinary lives and interests.” —The Daily Telegraph   “Exerts the unmistakable force of a novelist in the process of discovering a new, strong voice. With this alarming and technically very skillful romance, he is decidedly a man to watch.” —The Mail on Sunday   “Flawless. Gale is a master of context and background, flinging wide the perspectives of his dramatic personae with exemplary patience and generosity . . . Triumphantly redemptive.” —The Times Literary Supplement   “This is arguably Gale’s most questioning, troublesome work. It amuses, startles and occasionally bewilders. A Sweet Obscurity is worth every minute of your time.” —The Independent   “Intriguing and impressive . . . A memorable study of a child forced cruelly, even tragically, to grow up too soon.” —The Sunday Times   “Gale is a master of character, and he slips under the skins of his women protagonists with such wit that it’s often hard to believe he’s a man.” —Elle  '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504036542 Pages: 472