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Jim Crace
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Jim Crace

Philip Tew

Abstract

Jim Crace is one of the most imaginative of contemporary novelists. The author of nine novels, he has received great public and intellectual acclaim across the UK, Europe, Australia and the United States, and was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Fiction prize (USA) for Being Dead in 2000. This study is an extended critical examination of Crace's oeuvre based on extensive interviews with the novelist, including discussions of his work from his first worldwide bestseller, Continent (1986), up to The Pesthouse (2007). Its treatment of themes, contexts and narrative strategies illuminates ... More

Keywords: Jim Crace, novelist, acclaim, Being Dead, worldwide bestseller, Continent, Pesthouse, themes, contexts, narrative strategies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780719069123
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719069123.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philip Tew, author