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At Last

(2011)
(The fifth book in the Patrick Melrose series)
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For Patrick Melrose, 'family' is more than a double-edged sword. As friends, relations and foes trickle in to pay final respects to his mother, Eleanor - an heiress who forsook the grandeur of her upbringing for 'good works', freely bestowed upon everyone but her own child - Patrick finds that his transition to orphanhood isn't necessarily the liberation he had so long imagined.

Yet as the service ends and the family gather for a final party, as conversations are overheard, danced around and concertedly avoided, amidst the social niceties and the social horrors, the calms and the rapids, Patrick begins to sense a new current. And at the end of the day, alone in his rooftop bedsit, it seems to promise some form of safety, at last.

One of the most powerful reflections on pain and acceptance, and the treacheries of family, ever written, At Last is the brilliant culmination of the Melrose books. It is a masterpiece of glittering dark comedy and profound emotional truth.

Genre: General Fiction

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January 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: At Last: A Novel (The Patrick Melrose Novels)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 0-374-29889-0 / 978-0-374-29889-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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October 2011 : UK Hardback

Title: At Last Signed Edition
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-78103-076-6 / 978-1-78103-076-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador Paperbacks
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May 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: At Last
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 0-330-43590-6 / 978-0-330-43590-1 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

June 2018 : UK Paperback

Title: At Last (The Patrick Melrose Novels)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-5098-6993-X / 978-1-5098-6993-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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December 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: At Last: The Final Patrick Melrose Novel (The Patrick Melrose Novels)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-250-02390-4 / 978-1-250-02390-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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October 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: At Last
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-4472-2751-4 / 978-1-4472-2751-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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April 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: At Last (The Patrick Melrose Novels)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 0-330-43592-2 / 978-0-330-43592-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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May 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: At Last
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 0-330-53385-1 / 978-0-330-53385-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Audio Editions

May 2015 : UK Audio CD
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Title: At Last: 5
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-5098-0374-2 / 978-1-5098-0374-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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May 2015 : UK Audio CD
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Title: At Last: 5
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-5098-0375-0 / 978-1-5098-0375-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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July 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: At Last: A Novel (The Patrick Melrose Novels)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
ISBN: 1-4272-5919-4 / 978-1-4272-5919-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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December 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: At Last: The Final Patrick Melrose Novel
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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December 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: At Last: The Final Patrick Melrose Novel
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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December 2013 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: At Last: A Patrick Melrose Novel, Book 5
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd
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December 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: At Last: A Patrick Melrose Novel, Book 5
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd
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Kindle Editions

May 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: At Last: The Final Patrick Melrose Novel (The Patrick Melrose Novels)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Picador
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May 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: At Last (The Patrick Melrose Novels Book 5)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Picador
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May 2011 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: At Last: A Patrick Melrose Novel 5 (The Patrick Melrose Novels)
Author(s): Edward St Aubyn
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon AU