Old Filth

By Jane Gardam
Binding:Paperback
Publisher:Europa Editions, (6/1/2006)
Language:English



Average Rating:
Very Unleashable
4.00 out of 5 (2 Clubie's ratings)


Buy Now From
buy it now from Amazon
buy it now from Barns and Noble
buy it now from Indie Bookstore


 
"Jane Gardam's beautiful, vivid and defiantly funny novel is a must." --The Times

"Gardam's superb new novel is surely her masterpiece . . . one of the most moving fictions I have read in years . . . This is the rare novel that drives its readers forward while persistently waylaying and detaining by the sheer beauty and inventiveness of it style." --The Guardian

"The Whitbread winner scores again with a compelling novel based, in part, on the early life of Rudyard Kipling." --Time Out

Sir Edward Feathers has progressed from struggling young barrister to wealthy expatriate lawyer to distinguished retired judge, living out his last days in comfortable seclusion in Dorset. The engrossing and moving account of his life, from birth in colonial Malaya, to Wales, where he is sent as a "Raj orphan," to Oxford, his career and marriage, parallels much of the 20th century's torrid and twisted history.

Old Filth was nominated for the 2005 Orange Prize.

Jane Gardam lives with her husband and three children in England. She has won Katherine Mansfield Award, the PEN Macmillan Silver Pen Award, the Whitbread Novel Award (twice), and has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She was recently awarded the Heywood Hill Literary Prize in recognition of a distinguished literary career.

Like this book? Then you might also like these...

 
 

Harriet's thoughts on "Old Filth"
updated on:7/2/2012



Unleash it



kfdet's thoughts on "Old Filth"
updated on:2/9/2010



DEFINITELY Unleash it


"Old Filth"
By Jane Gardam

Average Rating:
Very Unleashable
4.00 out of 5 (2 Clubie's ratings)


The Gentleman
The Gentleman
By Forrest Leo

 
 
 General reading guide discussion questions to be used with ANY book your book club or reading group might be discussing.
 
 
Clubie Submitted Discussion Questions
Have a good question? If your a clubie add one now.
 
 
How can we make BookBundlz even better? Tell us what you think would make this website teh best for book clubs, reading groups and book lovers alike!
 
 
 
 Apple iTunes

 
 
Jane Gardam is the only writer to have been twice awarded the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel of the Year. In addition to Old Filth, her books includeThe Queen of the Tambourine and the story collection The People on Privilege Hill. She lives in England with her husband.



Also, Don't Miss BB's
Author News Page!
Look for advice on everything from how to get your book published to promoted. We are looking to help you get the word out about your book!

 
 
Check out our...

of the Month


Gifts