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Sixty lights

by Gail Jones

  • 100 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Harvill in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Australia,
  • Bombay (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Women photographers -- Fiction,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction,
    • Australia -- Fiction,
    • Bombay (India) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGail Jones.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.J6863 S59 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination249 p. ;
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3452531M
      ISBN 101843431955, 1843431963
      LC Control Number2005360932
      OCLC/WorldCa56657798

      ReadySteadyBook Review: Sixty Lights by Gail Jones -- If youre asked to think of an emotional Victorian heroine called Lucy who horrifies society by engaging with the locals, and youll probably turn to EM Forsters Lucy Honeychurch. But this is where the similarity to Lucy Strange of Booker long-listed Sixty Lights ends. In Jones novel, the Australian born. Book: Sixty Lights read online free by Gail Jones.

      This is a wonderful read, exploding with light and perception. There are 60 short chapters, each capturing a precise moment in the story like a snapshot. The detail is absolutely sharp and in focus. Yet it encompasses three continents, a wide range of characters and a whole (short) lifetime. The short chapters are deceptive - take your time to savour this feast for the brain and the senses. Buy Sixty Lights by Gail Jones () from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore.

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Submissions. Rules and how to enter The Booker Prize and The International Booker Prize Submissions. Publisher's synopsis Sixty Lights is the captivating chronicle of Lucy Strange, an independent girl growing up in the Victorian world. From her childhood in Australia through to her adolescence in England and Bombay and finally to London, Lucy is fascinated by light and by the new photographic technology.

It is aptly named, for Sixty Lights is a novel of sixty photograph-like chapters, each with their own tone, shade and images. Photo-graph, transliterated from the Greek as “light-writing”, is precisely Jones’ concern.

SIXTY LIGHTS plays powerfully with Victorian tropes and texts - orphans, inheritances, Great Expectations - setting them against the technological revolution in seeing that is inspired by photography.

Written with astute imagistic precision, the story is deeply layered, fluctuating between past, present and future. Paperback Sixty Lights is the captivating chronicle of Lucy Strange, an independent girl growing up in the Victorian world.4/5(3).

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Sixty Lights is a wonderful novel - so condensed and so beautifully written. I keep a notebook in which I record my favourite lines from whatever book I'm reading, and this novel took up pages and pages.

One of my favourite lines refers to the main character's employment in an albumen factory: "Sometimes the women worked silently, cracking eggs 4/5(6). Description Sixty Lights is the captivating chronicle of Lucy Strange, an independent girl growing up in the Victorian world.

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