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  - oldblack - LibraryThing

I found this to be quite a good book. Although quite short, it satisfied me and encouraged me to read some more of her work. Ms Riley always looks pretty grim in photos and this state of mind seems to ... Read full review

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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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