The Death of Eli Gold

The Death of Eli Gold

David Baddiel

ISBN
9780007367658
Pub date
03/03/2011
Imprint
Fourth Estate
Binding
CD-Audio
Format
A5 142x125mm
Extent
pages
Price
£19.99
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Book Overview


The new novel from David Baddiel, comedian, columnist and author of the critically-praised The Secret Purposes.

As Eli Gold, a famous old writer lies dying in a hospital in New York, his family gather around his bed. His first wife Violet is too old to travel from London but Harvey, their son, who has never emerged from the shadow of his overpowering father, makes the journey. And there is Colette, a six-year old daughter from a second marriage, struggling to make sense of the fact her father is about to leave her.

The Death of Eli Gold is a mesmerising family drama which confounds the expectations anyone might have that David Baddiel as a TV comedian. It is the work of a very fine novelist, here writing at the peak of his powers.

About the author


David Baddiel was born in 1964 in Troy, New York, but grew up and lives in London. He is a comedian, television writer, columnist and author of three previous novels, of which the most recent is The Secret Purposes.

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