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Gabriel's Lament

(1986)
A novel by

 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Publisher's Weekly
In this ''exotic'' treatment of English eccentricity at its manic extreme, the reticent narrator, Gabriel Harvey, tells of his agonized efforts to come to terms with the loss of his mother, and of his appalling father. PW lauded Bailey's shining dialogue and his ''word-perfect'' character sketches.

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Hardback Editions

September 1986 : UK Hardback
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Title: Gabriel's Lament
Author(s): Paul Bailey
ISBN: 0-224-02823-5 / 978-0-224-02823-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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June 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: Gabriel's Lament
Author(s): Paul Bailey
ISBN: 0-670-81656-6 / 978-0-670-81656-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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1987 : USA Hardback

Title: Gabriel's Lament
Author(s): Paul Bailey
ISBN: 0-8081-4026-4 / 978-0-8081-4026-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: NY Viking 1987.
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Paperback Editions

November 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gabriel's Lament
Author(s): Paul Bailey
ISBN: 1-85702-588-1 / 978-1-85702-588-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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July 1989 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gabriel's Lament (King Penguin)
Author(s): Paul Bailey
ISBN: 0-14-012287-7 / 978-0-14-012287-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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June 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gabriel's Lament (King Penguin)
Author(s): Paul Bailey
ISBN: 0-14-010015-6 / 978-0-14-010015-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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October 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gabriel's Lament (King Penguin)
Author(s): Paul Bailey
ISBN: 0-14-010257-4 / 978-0-14-010257-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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