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The Uncommon Reader

(2007)
A Novella by

 
Awards
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel (nominee)
From the author of The History Boys and The Clothes They Stood Up In

A deliciously funny novella that celebrates the pleasure of reading. When the Queen in pursuit of her wandering corgis stumbles upon a mobile library she feels duty bound to borrow a book. Aided by Norman, a young man from the palace kitchen who frequents the library, Bennett describes the Queen's transformation as she discovers the liberating pleasures of the written word. With the poignant and mischievous wit of The History Boys, England's best loved author revels in the power of literature to change even the most uncommon reader's life.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 2015 : Hardback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 7549564485 / 978-7549564484
Publisher: Guangxi Normal University Press
Availability: Amazon CA   

April 2010 : UK Hardback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 0-7531-8598-9 / 978-0-7531-8598-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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May 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Uncommon Reader (Thorndike Core)
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1-4104-0671-7 / 978-1-4104-0671-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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September 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1-84668-049-2 / 978-1-84668-049-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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September 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: The Uncommon Reader: A Novella
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 0-374-28096-7 / 978-0-374-28096-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1-84668-094-8 / 978-1-84668-094-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1-84668-106-5 / 978-1-84668-106-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Profile Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

September 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1-84688-094-7 / 978-1-84688-094-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Profile Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1-78125-014-6 / 978-1-78125-014-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Profile Books
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January 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 0-7531-8599-7 / 978-0-7531-8599-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2009 : Perfect Paperback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 3150197627 / 978-3150197622
Publisher: Reclam Philipp Jun.
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1-84668-133-2 / 978-1-84668-133-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber / Profile Books
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September 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: The Uncommon Reader: A Novella
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 0-312-42764-6 / 978-0-312-42764-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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2007 : Paperback
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s):
ISBN: 3060334706 / 978-3060334704
Publisher: London: London Review of Books 2007.
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Audio Editions

September 2008 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1-60283-484-9 / 978-1-60283-484-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
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September 2007 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Uncommon Reader (BBC Audio)
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1-4056-8747-9 / 978-1-4056-8747-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Physical Audio
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September 2007 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited
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January 2007 : USA Audio CD
Title: Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 0-7927-5028-4 / 978-0-7927-5028-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audiogo
Availability: Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2008 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Uncommon Reader
Author(s): Alan Bennett
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2007 : USA Kindle edition
Title: The Uncommon Reader: A Novella
Author(s): Alan Bennett
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Availability: Amazon   



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