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By Nigel Gray

ISBN-10: 0980876001

ISBN-13: 9780980876000

ISBN-10: 1875801030

ISBN-13: 9781875801039

Nigel grey has breathed new lifestyles into a virtually extinct literary shape, the epistolatory novel. The time is 1988/1989. Adrian is trapped in Thatcher's Britain. Harri has flown to a brand new existence in Australia. The distinction among the outdated international and the recent is sharply drawn. The protagonists come alive in a really modern manner, warts, litter, wishes, anxieties, jokes, alterations and all. jam-packed with contradictions, they express every now and then nice perception and intelligence in addition to revealing an important skill for self-delusion. steadily the layers in their pasts are peeled away to bare their secrets and techniques. those letters, so choked with sharp wit, attractive imagery, political conception, and perception into the human are love letters, entertainments, poison darts, literary jousts, and cries for aid and knowing all on the comparable time.

Nigel grey is an writer acclaimed for his honesty and his compassion in addition to for the readability and style of his prose.

Highly praised by means of the likes of Vonnegut, Bradbury and Berger, Gray's fiction is difficult and uncompromising. Strangers is an epistolary novel of intimacy and disconnection. nobody writes letters as lyrically sincere or self-lacerating as those, after all, however the impact is relocating and provocative. Gray's brief tales are both rivetting.
Murray Waldren - The Weekend Australian

I fell in love with Nigel Gray's novel, Strangers. it's a deceptively uncomplicated shape, and grey elegantly handles the problems that come up. the result's an excellent novel.

Nigel grey is an actual and infrequent author. that's to claim, what he has lived and what he has visible pursues him until eventually he has instructed it; and what he has to inform, even supposing regularly occurring to thousands, is overlooked in such a lot books. for this reason his heroism. excessive compliment certainly, compliment i will be able to merely echo for either Strangers, and Skeleton within the cabinet. there's a compassionate wisdom approximately lifestyles and dwelling in those works, a knowledge of searing honesty that's eloquently literary yet, whilst, down-to-earth and approachable.
Donna Lee Brien – Imago

The excellence is there for all to respect. the various paintings is poised and breathtakingly relocating and the intensity of his event reverberates via his writing. Nigel grey comes throughout in his uncooked sincere writing as highly likeable with a tremendous means for love.
The West Australian

Strangers has every thing. it truly is gutsy, diverse, direct and marvellously good written – filled with insights and fairly appealing now and then. It merits an exceptional readership.
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Nigel grey has breathed new lifestyles into a virtually extinct literary shape, the epistolatory novel. The time is 1988/1989. Adrian is trapped in Thatcher's Britain. Harri has flown to a brand new lifestyles in Australia. The distinction among the outdated international and the recent is sharply drawn. The protagonists come alive in a truly modern method, warts, clutter, wishes, anxieties, jokes, transformations and all.

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