The Making Of Henry Hardcover – 3 Jun 2004
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...not just entertaining but often gloriously, edifyingly funny... -- Stephanie Merritt, The Observer
...terrific novel, full of pert observations and salty insights into the ageing process - not just Henry's, but the world's -- William Leith, Evening Standard
By page 16 I was laughing out loud - and I kept laughing until the end -- Andrew Crumey, Scotland on Sunday
It's masterly writing... As always, its powerful, bang to rights, monstrously funny -- Michael Bywater, Independent
Jacobsons writing is as luscious and funny as ever youre never far from comic brilliance -- Will Cohu, The Daily Telegraph
The writing is stuffed with brilliant hilarity and affectionate, suffer-thy-family Jewishness. -- Sandra Howard, The Spectator
This is a beautifully rounded portrait of a man gazing into the prism of the past... -- Gerald Jacobs, The Sunday Telegraph
This is a terrific novel, full of pert observations and salty insights into the ageing process... -- William Leith, Evening Standard
Howard Jacobson is acclaimed as our greatest and most underrated novelist. He has just written his masterpiece. (2003-12-08)See all Product Description
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His family background makes one wish to read more about the mother, aunts and grandmother as well as his pyromaniac father.
A gentle story with undertones of the menace often found in trying to life a simple life.
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