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The Essence of the Thing

(1997)
A novel by

 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Nicola's problems begin when she is told by her partner, Jonathan, that they should part. She goes out to the off-licence and returns to find a stranger in her living room. The stranger looks and talks like Jonathan, but Jonathan had always been predictable. Where was the man she loved?

 
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Used availability for Madeleine St John's The Essence of the Thing


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Hardback Editions

July 1998 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Essence of the Thing
Author(s): Madeleine St John
ISBN: 0-7867-0560-4 / 978-0-7867-0560-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Carroll & Graf
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Paperback Editions

July 2008 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Essence of the Thing
Author(s): Madeleine St John
ISBN: 0-00-729135-3 / 978-0-00-729135-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 1999 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Essence of the Thing: A Novel
Author(s): Madeleine St John
ISBN: 0-7867-0679-1 / 978-0-7867-0679-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Carroll & Graf
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June 1998 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Essence of the Thing
Author(s): Madeleine St John
ISBN: 1-85702-707-8 / 978-1-85702-707-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

1998 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Essence of the Thing
Author(s): Madeleine St John
ISBN: 0-9656989-9-8 / 978-0-9656989-9-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 1997 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Essence of the Thing
Author(s): Madeleine St John
ISBN: 1-85702-418-4 / 978-1-85702-418-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

December 2012 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Essence of the Thing
Author(s): Madeleine St John
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   


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