The Sweet-Shop Owner

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The Sweet-Shop Owner is set during a single June day in the life of an outwardly unremarkable man whose inner world proves to be exceptionally resonant. As he tends to his customers, Willy Chapman, the sweet-shop owner, confronts the specters of his beautiful and distant wife and his clever, angry daughter, the history through which he has passed, and the great, unrequited passion that has tormented him for forty years.
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Overview

The Sweet-Shop Owner is set during a single June day in the life of an outwardly unremarkable man whose inner world proves to be exceptionally resonant. As he tends to his customers, Willy Chapman, the sweet-shop owner, confronts the specters of his beautiful and distant wife and his clever, angry daughter, the history through which he has passed, and the great, unrequited passion that has tormented him for forty years.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780679739807
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/28/1993
  • Series: Vintage International Series
  • Edition description: 1st Vintage International ed
  • Pages: 222
  • Sales rank: 1,307,745
  • Product dimensions: 5.19 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Graham Swift was born in 1949 and is the author of eight acclaimed novels and a collection of short stories; his most recent work is Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing. With Waterland he won the Guardian Fiction Prize (1983), and with Last Orders the Booker Prize (1996). Both novels have since been made into films. Graham Swift's work has appeared in over thirty languages.
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    Susans bio

    Age: 19
    Look: golden brown hair and blue eyes with fair skin.
    Clothes: green skirt with green shirt. Ponytail.
    Boob size: 10inch.
    Gender: girl
    Personality: can anger easily and is always happy.
    Bye!

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