A. L. Kennedy
Standard Name: Kennedy, A. L.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Friends, Associates||Alison Fell|
|Literary responses||Anne Enright||
Reviewers of this novel were drawn to comment on its diction. Eleanor Birne in the London Review of Books regretted the amount of consumerist detail, but called it Enright's best novel so far, and praised...
|Literary responses||Ali Smith||
The introduction, though brief, drew a significant amount of criticism, even from the upper echelons of the current writing establishment, and spurred discourse around the larger question of what constitutes women's writing. A week after...
|Reception||A. S. Byatt|
|Textual Production||Jackie Kay|
22 January 2008
Day, the fifth novel by Scottish author, playwright and stand-up comedian A. L. Kennedy (whose unmentioned first name is Alison), won the 2007 Costa (formerly Whitbread) Book of the Year prize.