The Affirmation

The Affirmation

Paperback S.F. Masterworks

By (author) Christopher Priest

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  • Publisher: Gollancz
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 196mm x 22mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 13 October 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0575099461
  • ISBN 13: 9780575099463
  • Sales rank: 187,607

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Christopher Priest is the Arthur C. Clarke Award and World Fantasy Award-winning author of THE SEPARATION, THE GLAMOUR, THE DREAM ARCHIPELAGO and THE PRESTIGE, which was filmed by Christopher Nolan and starred Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale. THE AFFIRMATION is his compulsive and original novel of an autobiography that isn't - partly a thriller, partly a haunting study of schizophrenia, it is the mark of one of Britain's finest novelists at the very height of his powers. Peter Sinclair is tormented by bereavement and failure. In an attempt to conjure some meaning from his life, he embarks on an autobiography, but he finds himself writing the story of another man in another, imagined, world, whose insidious attraction draws him even further in ...

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Christopher Priest's novels have built him an inimitable dual reputation as a contemporary novelist and a leading figure in modern SF and fantasy. His novel THE PRESTIGE is unique in winning both a major literary prize (the JAMES TAIT BLACK AWARD) and a major genre prize (THE WORLD FANTASY AWARD); THE SEPARATION won both the ARTHUR C. CLARKE and the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARDs. He was selected for the original Best of Young British Novelists in 1983.