The Sweet-Shop Owner

The Sweet-Shop Owner

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by Graham Swift
     
 

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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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679739807
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Series:
Vintage International Series
Edition description:
1st Vintage International ed
Pages:
222
Sales rank:
1,236,441
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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The Sweet-Shop Owner 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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!