Books by Edward St Aubyn and Complete Book Reviews

Edward St. Aubyn. Picador, $16 (240p) ISBN 978-1-250-04603-1
Linguistic legerdemain enlivens this short, sharp, often funny, occasionally moving novel about a British screenwriter who, when told he has six months to live, sets about writing a novel. Best known for the movie Aliens with a Human Heart, Charlie...
READ FULL REVIEW
Edward St. Aubyn. Picador, $16 trade paper (272p) ISBN 978-1-250-04601-7
New Agers beware! St. Aubyn’s take on the search for enlightenment as a cure for modern malaise is razor sharp and maniacally clever. The novel focuses on a handful of self-proclaimed spiritual evolvers: Adam, the gay guru who frequently changes...
READ FULL REVIEW
Edward St Aubyn, Author . Open City $23 (240p) ISBN 978-1-890447-40-3
This elegant and witty satire on the dissatisfactions of family life, which continues the story of Patrick Melrose, the hero of St. Aubyn's U.S. debut (Some Hope ), opens in August 2000 at Patrick's mother's home in the south of France,...
READ FULL REVIEW
Edward St. Aubyn. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $25 (272p) ISBN 978-0-330-43590-1
Eleanor Melrose has died, and her son Patrick is attending her memorial service at the opening of this brilliant, introspective, and witty novel from St. Aubyn, the fifth, and presumably final, in the autobiographical series (after Mother’s Milk...
READ FULL REVIEW
Edward S. Aubyn. Picador, $22 (688p) ISBN 978-0-312-42996-6
Coinciding with the publication of At Last, this omnibus edition shows that St. Aubyn’s five Patrick Melrose novels may well constitute one of the most ambitious novel cycles since Anthony Powell’s A Dance to the Music of Time. Where Powell wrote...
READ FULL REVIEW
Edward St. Aubyn. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $26 (272p) ISBN 978-0-374-28029-1
The latest from St. Aubyn (the Patrick Melrose novels) marks a departure from his previous work. This comedic novel chronicles a year in the life of the Elysium Prize, a fictional Booker-like British literary award. The Elysium is mired in scandal...
READ FULL REVIEW
Edward St. Aubyn. Random/Hogarth, $25 (256p) ISBN 978-1-101-90428-2
In St. Aubyn’s retelling of King Lear, Canadian media mogul Henry Dunbar finds himself drugged and imprisoned in a sanatorium somewhere in deepest, darkest Cumbria by his two pernicious elder daughters and their sycophantic celebrity doctor. The...
READ FULL REVIEW
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

Parts of this site are only available to paying PW subscribers. Subscribers: to set up your digital access click here.

To subscribe, click here.

PW “All Access” site license members have access to PW’s subscriber-only website content. Simply close and relaunch your preferred browser to log-in. To find out more about PW’s site license subscription options please email: pw@pubservice.com.

If you have questions or need assistance setting up your account please email pw@pubservice.com or call 1-800-278-2991 (U.S.) or 1-818-487-2069 (all other countries), Monday-Friday between 5am and 5pm Pacific time for assistance.

Not Registered? Click here.
X