At the Jerusalem

At the Jerusalem

Paul Bailey / Oct 14, 2019

At the Jerusalem A new edition of the first novel of an author who has twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize Combining humour and pity it creates the atmosphere of The Jerusalem where old ladies have nothing t

  • Title: At the Jerusalem
  • Author: Paul Bailey
  • ISBN: 9780747512363
  • Page: 309
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • A new edition of the first novel of an author who has twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize Combining humour and pity, it creates the atmosphere of The Jerusalem, where old ladies have nothing to do except eat junket and die peacefully without fuss.

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    About "Paul Bailey"

      • Paul Bailey

        British writer and Literary Fellow at Newcastle and Durham Universities 1972 74 , he was Visiting Lecturer in English Literature at the North Dakota State University 1977 79 He was awarded the E M Forster Award in 1974 and in 1978 he won the George Orwell Prize for his essay The Limitations of Despair , first published in The Listener magazine.


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    1. Paul Bailey wrote the introduction to the last book I read, Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont, with the claim that he is peculiarly qualified to do so. Mrs Palfrey makes friends with a young writer who spends his days in the banking hall at Harrods, assiduously observing older ladies for his book set in a home for the old, titled They Weren't Allowed To Die There. Like Ludovic in Taylor's novel, Paul Bailey was working at Harrods, and like him he was an ex-actor who had done his stint in a tatty repe [...]


    2. Description: At The Jerusalem (1967) is set in an old people's home, and won a Somerset Maugham Award and an Arts Council Writers' Award·Karen· piqued my interest and her insightful review (that I wish I could of written) is right here.Then there was a dazzle of green and white, white and green. Then the colours separated, became clear: the white was above, the green below. Tile, she saw, followed tile. Once, she blinked she realized she stood in a corridor."So she went and soon we found out i [...]


    3. این کتاب در ایران توسط خانوم شعله آذر و به نام "روزگار سپری شده ی خانوم گادنی" ترجمه شده خانوم گادنی زن 71 ساله ای هست که همسر و دخترش رو از دست داده و توسط پسرخوانده اش به یه خانه سالمندان سپرده میشهداستان از نظر روایت ها واقع بینانه بود و به آدم کمک میکنه همذات پنداری خوبی با شخص [...]


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