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Mar 02, 1993
| ISBN 9780679739807
Sep 19, 2012
| ISBN 9780307829818
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Mar 02, 1993 | ISBN 9780679739807
Sep 19, 2012 | ISBN 9780307829818
The Sweet-Shop Owner is set during a single June day in the life of an outwardly unremarkable man whose inner world proves to be exceptionally resonant. As he tends to his customers, Willy Chapman, the sweet-shop owner, confronts the specters of his beautiful and distant wife and his clever, angry daughter, the history through which he has passed, and the great, unrequited passion that has tormented him for forty years.
Graham Swift was born in 1949 and is the author of eleven novels; two collections of short stories; and Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing. With Waterland he won The… More about Graham Swift
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