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Old Filth by Jane Gardam
  • Paperback $17.00

    Jun 01, 2006 | 256 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Jun 01, 2006 | 256 Pages

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2005 ORANGE PRIZE

Praise for Old Filth

“Excellent and compulsively readable…Old Filth belongs in the Dickensian pantheon of memorable characters.”
The New York Times Book Review 

“[Old Filth] will bring immense pleasure to readers who treasure fiction that is intelligent, witty, sophisticated and—a quality encountered all too rarely in contemporary culture—adult.”
The Washington Post

“Gardam is an exquisite storyteller, picking up threads, laying them down, returning to them and giving them new meaning…Old Filth is sad, funny, beautiful and haunting.”
The Seattle Times 

“A masterpiece of storytelling.”
The Dallas Morning News 

“Jane Gardam’s beautiful, vivid, defiantly funny novel is a must.”
The Times 


Praise for Jane Gardam

“[Gardam] is a brilliant writer. Her prose sparkles with wit, compassion and humor.”
—The Washington Post

“[Gardam] is the best kind of literary escape: serious, mesmerizing, and deeply satisfying.”
—Los Angeles Review of Books

“It’s hard…not to be charmed by a writer with Gardam’s substantial gifts.”
—The New York Times Book Review

“Gardam’s prose is so economical that no moment she describes is either gratuitous or wasted.”
—The New Yorker

“Gardam is a unique and wonderful writer.”
—The Huffington Post 

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