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The Other Garden

(1988)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Whitbread Prize Best First Novel
An eccentric woman in her 30s strikes a friendship with an adolescent boy in a small southern English town at the outbreak of World War II. The young man, who serves as the narrator, leaves to attend Oxford, while Kay, the woman, takes up with an American soldier. The patterns of life of the town and of the two friends are destroyed forever by the war, and Francis Wyndham's prose gives us a window into this time, and its demise. The novel is short and simple, yet filled with first-rate writing.



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Hardback Editions

January 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Other Garden
Author(s): Francis Wyndham
ISBN: 0-918825-78-4 / 978-0-918825-78-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Moyer Bell Ltd
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March 1988 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Other Garden
Author(s): Francis Wyndham
ISBN: 0-224-02475-2 / 978-0-224-02475-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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Paperback Editions

November 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: Other Garden
Author(s): Francis Wyndham
ISBN: 1-55921-018-4 / 978-1-55921-018-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Moyer Bell Ltd
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July 1989 : UK Paperback

Title: The Other Garden (Arena Books)
Author(s): Francis Wyndham
ISBN: 0-09-961160-0 / 978-0-09-961160-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arena Arrow
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