The Apple

The Apple : Crimson Petal Stories

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Enjoy more Sugar. Join Clara at the rat pit. Relax with Mr Bodley as he is lulled to sleep by Mrs Tremain and her girls. Find out what became of Sophie.

Michel Faber revisits the world of his bestselling novel The Crimson Petal and the White, conjuring tantalising glimpses of its characters, their lives before we first met them and their intriguing futures. You'll be desperate for more by the time you reluctantly re-emerge into the twenty-first century.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 14mm | 160g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 1841959804
  • 9781841959801
  • 474,689

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This book will be read in a sitting. unless of course you are admitted to Accident and Emergency, having come over queer, huffing with laughter, or dizzy with envy at Faber's talent. Or probably both. * * Scotsman * * Faber remains an unrivalled master of his subject. -- David Robson * * Sunday Telegraph * * Michel Faber is a master of the short-story form. * * Times Literary Supplement * *
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About Michel Faber

MICHEL FABER has written seven other books, including the highly acclaimed The Crimson Petal and the White, The Fahrenheit Twins and the Whitbread-shortlisted novel Under the Skin. The Apple, based on characters in The Crimson Petal and the White, was published in 2006. He has also written two novellas, The Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps (2001) and The Courage Consort (2002), and has won several short-story awards, including the Neil Gunn, Ian St James and Macallan. Born in Holland, brought up in Australia, he now lives in the Scottish Highlands.
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3,068 ratings
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5 21% (630)
4 37% (1,134)
3 33% (999)
2 8% (253)
1 2% (52)
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