anita brookner

Brookner

[brook-ner]
noun
Anita, born 1928, English novelist and art historian.
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Brookner (ˈbrʊknə)
 
n
Anita. born 1928, British writer and art historian. Her novels include Hotel du Lac (1984), which won the Booker Prize, Brief Lives (1990), and The Next Big Thing (2002)

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anita brookner

English art historian and author known for her novels of lonely people, especially middle-aged women who feel they have been betrayed by literature into expecting more from life than they are able to achieve. She is a master of character and of the telling of detail.

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