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An edition of The Accidental (2005)

the accidental

Reissue (1)
  • 4.50 ·
  • 2 Ratings
  • 30 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading
  • 6 Have read
Publish Date
Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
Pages
306

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The Accidental is a 2005 novel by Scottish author Ali Smith. It follows a middle-class English family who are visited by an uninvited guest, Amber, while they are on holiday in a small village in Norfolk. Amber's arrival has a profound effect on all the family members. Eventually she is cast out the house by the mother, Eve. But the consequences of her appearance continue even after the family has returned home to London.

The novel was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, the Man Booker Prize and James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and it won the Whitbread Award.

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Cover of: The Accidental
The Accidental
2020, Penguin Books
Paperback in English - Penguin Essentials Edition (001)
Cover of: the accidental
the accidental
2011, Penguin Books
Paperback in English - Reissue (1)
Cover of: The Accidental
The Accidental
2007, Penguin Books
Paperback in English - Reissued (1)
Cover of: the accidental
the accidental
2007-04, Anchor Books
Paperback in English - 1st Anchor books ed. (1)
Cover of: Atsitiktinė
Atsitiktinė
2007, "Baltu lanku" leidyba
Hardcover in Lithuanian
Cover of: the accidental
the accidental
2007-04, Anchor Books
Paperback in English - 1st Anchor books ed. (1)
Cover of: The accidental
The accidental
2006, Pantheon Books
Hardcover in English - First American Edition (1)
Cover of: The Accidental
The Accidental
2006?, Pantheon Books
Hardcover in English - First American Edition (1)
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the accidental
2006, Thorndike Press
Hardcover in English - Large Print Edition
Cover of: De toevallige
De toevallige
2005, Mouria
Paperback in Dutch

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London

Edition Notes

Originally published: 2005.

Series
Penguin ink
Copyright Date
2006

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823.92

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
305p.
Number of pages
306

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL32377000M
Internet Archive
accidental0000smit_f8r6
ISBN 10
0241954568
ISBN 13
9780241954560
OCLC/WorldCat
752995831
Goodreads
58726269

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