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    Black Swan Green
    by David Mitchell

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    • Awards: Booker Prize Nominee for Longlist (2006), Costa Book Award Nominee for Novel (2006), ALA Alex Award (2007)
    • ISBN: 9780812974010 (0812974018)
    • Release date: February 27, 2007
    • Places: Worcestershire, England
    • Author: David Mitchell
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Characters: Eva van Outryve de Crommelynck, Hugo Lamb, Jason Taylor, Mark Badbury
    • Format: paperback, 296 pages
    • Language: english
    • Genres: fiction, contemporary, novels, literature

    About The Book

    From award-winning writer David Mitchell comes a sinewy, meditative novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood and the old on the cusp of the new.

    Black Swan Green tracks a single year in what is, for thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor, the sleepiest village in muddiest Worcestershire in a dying Cold War England, 1982. But the thirteen chapters, each a short story in its own right, create an exquisitely observed world that is anything but sleepy. A world of Kissingeresque realpolitik enacted in boys’ games on a frozen lake; of “nightcreeping” through the summer backyards of strangers; of the tabloid-fueled thrills of the Falklands War and its human toll; of the cruel, luscious Dawn Madden and her power-hungry boyfriend, Ross Wilcox; of a certain Madame Eva van Outryve de Crommelynck, an elderly bohemian emigré who is both more and less than she appears; of Jason’s search to replace his dead grandfather’s irreplaceable smashed watch before the crime is discovered; of first cigarettes, first kisses, first Duran Duran LPs, and first deaths; of Margaret Thatcher’s recession; of Gypsies camping in the woods and the hysteria they inspire; and, even closer to home, of a slow-motion divorce in four seasons.

    Pointed, funny, profound, left-field, elegiac, and painted with the stuff of life, Black Swan Green is David Mitchell’s most subtlest and effective achievement to date.

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