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Autumn

(2016)
(The first book in the Seasonal series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST
A New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, Financial Times, Southern Living, The Guardian, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
Long-listed for the Gordon Burn Prize

Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's what it felt like for Keats in 1819. How about Autumn 2016? Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic, once-in-a-generation summer. Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand-in-hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round, as ever.

Ali Smith's new novel is a meditation on a world growing ever more bordered and exclusive, on what richness and worth are, on what harvest means. It is the first installment of her Seasonal quartet - four stand-alone books, separate yet interconnected and cyclical (as the seasons are) - and it casts an eye over our own time. Who are we? What are we made of? Shakespearean jeu d'esprit, Keatsian melancholy, the sheer bright energy of 1960s pop art: the centuries cast their eyes over our own history making.

Here's where we're living. Here's time at its most contemporaneous and its most cyclic.

From the imagination of the peerless Ali Smith comes a shape-shifting series, wide-ranging in time-scale and light-footed through histories, a story about aging and time and love and stories themselves.

Genre: Literary Fiction    

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February 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Autumn
Author(s): Ali Smith
ISBN: 0-670-07003-3 / 978-0-670-07003-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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February 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Autumn: A Novel (Seasonal Quartet)
Author(s): Ali Smith
ISBN: 1-101-87073-7 / 978-1-101-87073-0 (USA edition)
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Title: Autumn: SHORTLISTED for the Man Booker Prize 2017
Author(s): Ali Smith
ISBN: 0-241-20700-2 / 978-0-241-20700-0 (UK edition)
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October 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Autumn: A Novel (Seasonal Quartet)
Author(s): Ali Smith
ISBN: 1-101-96994-6 / 978-1-101-96994-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Autumn
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ISBN: 0-14-319789-4 / 978-0-14-319789-8 (UK edition)
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August 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Autumn: SHORTLISTED for the Man Booker Prize 2017 (Seasonal)
Author(s): Ali Smith
ISBN: 0-241-97331-7 / 978-0-241-97331-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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October 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Autumn: SHORTLISTED for the Man Booker Prize 2017 (Seasonal)
Author(s): Ali Smith
ISBN: 0-241-20701-0 / 978-0-241-20701-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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Title: Autumn
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February 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Autumn
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October 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Autumn: Seasonal Quartet, Book 1
Author(s): Ali Smith
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October 2016 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Autumn
Author(s): Ali Smith
ISBN: 1-5100-5180-5 / 978-1-5100-5180-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
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February 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Autumn
Author(s): Ali Smith
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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February 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Autumn: A Novel (Seasonal Quartet)
Author(s): Ali Smith
Publisher: Anchor
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October 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Autumn: SHORTLISTED for the Man Booker Prize 2017 (Seasonal)
Author(s): Ali Smith
Publisher: Penguin
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