Self Help (novel)
First edition (UK)
Mariner Books (US)
|2007 (UK), 2008 (US)|
|Media type||Print & eBook|
Self Help (published as Pravda in the US) is a novel by English author Edward Docx, published in 2007 by Picador; it won Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize that year and was also long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. The novel has received positive reviews, his description of cities being compared to both Dickens and Dostoevsky.
"Alone in her native St. Petersburg, Maria Glover sends an urgent summons to London and New York. Her son and daughter arrive too late to see her". Their mother's death marks the beginning of the twins search for the truth about her...
- "Welcome". Edward Docx. Retrieved 2012-01-05.
- "Book Reviews - Self Help by Edward Docx". Reviewsofbooks.com. Retrieved 2012-01-05.
- Kamila Shamsie (2007-07-21). "Review: Self Help by Edward Docx | Books". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-01-05.
- Financial Times quoted on back cover of 2008 Picador edition
- Back cover Text, 2008 Picador paperback edition
- Author's Webpage, Self Help/Pravda
- Interview with author
- Links to multiple reviews of Self Help by Edward Docx.
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