Awards
Whitbread Prize Best Novel
Late summer near Dublin, 1920, and up at the great house there are still cucumber sandwiches for tea. Slipping away from Aunt Mary and dotty Grandfather, 18-year-old Nancy has escaped down to the shore to dream in the beach hut - longing for her life to begin.


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Used availability for Jennifer Johnston's The Old Jest

Hardback Editions

March 1981 : USA Hardback
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Title: The old Jest (Large Print)
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 0-8161-3091-4 / 978-0-8161-3091-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: G. K. Hall & Company
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January 1980 : USA Hardback
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Title: The old jest
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 0-385-15447-X / 978-0-385-15447-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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September 1979 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Old Jest
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 0-241-10267-7 / 978-0-241-10267-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Old Jest (Level 5) (Penguin Readers)
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 0-14-081497-3 / 978-0-14-081497-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ELT
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September 1993 : UK Paperback

Title: Penguin English: Simply Stories:The Old Jest, Level 4
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 0-14-081398-5 / 978-0-14-081398-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ELT
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October 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Old Jest (filmed as The Dawning)
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 0-14-010698-7 / 978-0-14-010698-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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May 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: Old Jest (Flamingo S.)
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 0-00-654051-1 / 978-0-00-654051-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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September 1980 : UK Paperback
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Title: Old Jest
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 0-00-615850-1 / 978-0-00-615850-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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1980 : UK Paperback
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Title: The old jest
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 0-00-616682-2 / 978-0-00-616682-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Old Jest: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
ISBN: 1-5318-1541-3 / 978-1-5318-1541-7
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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October 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Old Jest: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Old Jest: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Old Jest: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Old Jest: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Johnston
Publisher: Open Road Media
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