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Distance Edward has lost his short term memory He hopes it will return when he sees the cottage in which he lives He recognizes his overcoat on the hook, his books, the double bed The mystery however, is Naomi Edward has no recollection of who she is or why she has left him a love letterWith Thubron s customary clarity he draws a bleak, amnesiac world in which a young man must face again old griefs and linger like a coward, just this side of knowing On the other side, the memory of a destructive, obsessive relationship looms

About the Author: Colin Thubron

Colin Thubron, CBE FRSL is a Man Booker nominated British travel writer and novelist.In 2008, The Times ranked him 45th on their list of the 50 greatest postwar British writers He is a contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Times, The Times Literary Supplement and The New York Times His books have been translated intothan twenty languages Thubron was appointed a CBE in the 2007 New Year Honours He is a Fellow and, as of 2010, President of the Royal Society of Literature.

10 thoughts on “Distance

  1. says:

    Suppose I can t really judge it having not actually finished it But here goes anyway.I ve read a couple of Thubron s travel books, and enjoyed them f

  2. says:

    Distance 1996 is about a man, Edward Sanders, who suddenly can t remember what has happened the last two years He lives with a woman he can t remember

  3. says:

    my new favorite author

  4. says:

    I love how Thubron deals with time and memory It s a common theme through many of his books be they fiction or travel writings.

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