A curious Earth

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Chatto & Windus, Mar 27, 2007 - Fiction - 290 pages
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In the heartbreakingly funny follow-up to the Booker Prize shortlisted I'll Go to Bed at Noon, Aldous Jones is an old man whose wife has died, his children have left home, but he still wants to live life to the full.

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

A bit of a let down after the first two, but well worth reading if you've been following the Jones family. They're all unpleasant in some way or another (with the partial exception of Juliette), and ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Lonely old English widower makes various attempts to get a life. Aldous Jones, pushing 70, lives alone in a largish house in North London. We have met his family before, in I'll Go To Bed At Noon ... Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Gerard Woodward is the author of the Booker Prize finalist "I'll Go to Bed at Noon" and "A Curious Earth". He lives in Bath, England.

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