The Hills at Home

Paperback $14.95

Anchor | Jun 08, 2004 | 496 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9781400030965

  • Paperback$14.95

    Anchor | Jun 08, 2004 | 496 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9781400030965

  • Ebook$11.99

    Anchor | Dec 18, 2007 | 496 Pages | ISBN 9780307428721

Praise

“A graceful, intelligent, and very funny chronicle of a large, extended family beneath one

capacious roof.” –The New York Times Book Review

“Jane Austen is alive. What’s more shocking, the grandmother of social satire has moved in with Jonathan Franzen, and the two of them have produced a love child called The Hills at Home. . . . The wittiest family portrait in years.” –The Christian Science Monitor

“There’s no averting eyes from Clark’s story, which includes family intrigue, gossip, romance and, of course, more than a few gin and tonics.” –Chicago Tribune

“Delicious. . . . Gently but precisely satiric.” –New York Newsday

“Like a jumbo-sized Shakespearean comedy. . . . Leisurely in its pace and lavish in its detail, with a humor that ranges from arch to zany.” –The Seattle Times

“Imbued with a sweet intelligence that brings each member of the title family to vivid life. . . . Clark has created each character with a unique, stubbornly individualistic voice and parcels the narrative among them as deftly as Becky divides the after-dinner pies.”–Houston Chronicle

“Delightful. . . . Sets a new standard for modern family novels, a 20th century Trollope. . . . Offers a harvest ground of subtle, smile-out-loud hilarity.” –BookPage

“Witty. . . . Charming, old-fashioned, and leisurely: Reminiscent of Elizabeth Bowen or Muriel Spark, with petty strifes rendered truly as both comic (in their pettiness) and poignant (in their strife).” –Kirkus Reviews

“A warm, amusing and sparkling domestic comedy of manners. . . . Colorful and lively.” –Publishers Weekly

“Narrated with great intelligence and subtle humor . . . accomplished, invigorating. . . . Clark has a keen eye and an outrageous gift for wry understatement.” –Bookforum

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