Opposed Positions

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Jonathan Cape, 2012 - Divorced parents - 230 pages
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At 30, Aislinn Kelly is an occasional novelist with a near-morbid attunement to the motives of those around her. Isolated, restless and stuck, she decamps to America - a default recourse - this time to an attic room in Indianapolis, to attempt once again the definitive act of self-salvage.

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User Review  - Helena81 - LibraryThing

A strange, spare little book. I liked it more at first, for some reason. I didn't love Riley's prose enough to compensate for the lack of narrative. Interesting hints about characters abound and keep ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Gwendoline Riley was born in 1979 and has published three previous novels: Cold Water, which won a Betty Trask Award; Sick Notes; and Joshua Spassky, which was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and won the Somerset Maugham Award.

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