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A well-told lie.

Christina Hobhouse

A well-told lie.

by Christina Hobhouse

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.H68 We, PR6058.O18 We
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5321892M
ISBN 100333132246
LC Control Number72172403
OCLC/WorldCa595716

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction: Additional Physical A well-told lie. book Online version: Hobhouse, Christina, Well-told lie. New York, Knopf, [©] (OCoLC) Genre/Form: Domestic fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hobhouse, Christina, Well-told lie.

London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) WELL-TOLD LIES. Richard Russo, once a teacher of writing himself, opens his debut collection of short stories, The Whore’s Child, in familiar territory: the Ursula, who is “nearly as big as a linebacker,” deposits herself in the narrator’s advanced writing workshop, uninvited and unregistered.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Christina Hobhouse. "In Sri Lanka," he writes, in a kind of credo, "a well-told lie is worth a thousand facts." As far as orgins go, "Ondaatje was probably a Tamil name, originally from India, but I'm not much of a.

While the book is fictionalized, Ondaatje notes that, "In Sri Lanka a well-told lie is worth a thousand facts." The reader must approach the book knowing this ahead of time, understanding the author is drawing a "portrait" or making a "gesture" towards his youth in Ceylon and his family.

The Marriage Lie: A bestselling psychological thriller Paperback – Decem Once the story got going, it was well told and kept me interested because it was different to what I expected in a good way. Highly recommended. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful/5(K). Tell Me A Lie – Stunning Thriller Tell Me A Lie is the stunning new thriller from CJ Carver and is the second in the Dan Forrester series, which is developing into an exciting series, and PC Lucy Davies is back to assist him.

What we get with this book is more development in the characterisation of the two central characters, and more of the back story of Forrester/5. prefer a well-told lie,” I concluded, certain that this would dissuade her. She patted my hand, as you might the hand of a child.

“Never you mind,” she then assured me, adjusting her wimple for the journey home. “My whole life has been a lie. “ “I’m sure you don’t mean that,” I told Size: KB.

Download Citation | History as a “Well-Told Lie” in Michael Ondaatje's Running in the Family | This paper reads Michael Ondaatje's Running in the Family as both a subtle critique of the Author: Saradha Balasubramanian. Christina McDonald is a USA TODAY bestselling Night Olivia Fell has been optioned for television by a major Hollywood studio and her second book, Behind Every Lie, is available writing has been featured in The Sunday Times (London), Dublin, USA TODAY, and ally from Seattle, Washington, she has an MA in Journalism from the National University of Ireland Galway /5().

- The general public, says the Herald, "likes a lie well told;" and true to its purpose of giving its public what it thinks they like, the Herald gives its readers lies, as well-told as it can.

The middle third of the book covers a few days when the streets brim with blood; it’s so well told, so eloquently illustrated, that it seems to take only minutes to read.

One eyewitness wrote: “Firing began, and it seemed like a mighty battle in war time. The shrieks and. This book is hard to categorize as it is part family memoir, part travelogue and part autobiography.

There’s even a section of poetry. Ondaatje, best known for his novel, The English Patient, was born in Ceylon, the island off southern India, now Sri Lanka/5. FOR purposes of self-justification, Azam Amir Kasab, the only terrorist taken alive in last weeks Mumbai massacre, offered that the murder of Jews in the citys Chabad House was undertaken to.

A lie was considered a lie only if it deliberately misled and conveyed a false impression. It was discovered that levels of deception alter depending on the type of relationship involved. They found that students between 18 and 22 lie to their mothers in one out of two conversations.

Read books online at our other site: The Literature Page. Quotation Details Quotation # from Classic Quotes: The history of our race, and each individual's experience, are sown thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well is immortal.

Mark Twain, Advice to Youth. Aida Edemariam’s book tells the story of the life of her grandmother, pictured in the late s.

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We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from New York Times bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. Read it. And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.

"An ambitious novel with an engaging voice, a clever plot and some terrific writing." —New York Times Book Review/5().