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43: The Accidental

Ali Smith:

London: Hamish Hamilton, 2005

8vo, first edition ("1" on imprint page), original black cloth lettered in gilt on spine, dust-jacket

The Smart family, happily ensconced for the holidays at their Norfolk cottage are visited by Amber, a compelling stranger who takes up residence and has a profound effect on their lives. Deeply beguiling and mysterious, the heroine and story test the boundaries of the family relationships, and explore the nature of truth and the telling of stories.

Winner of the 2005 Whitbread award. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize in 2005.

Annotated on 4 pages, Approximately 90 words.

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