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When the World Was Steady

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Emmy Simpson believes she makes her own luck. After an austere wartime childhood in London, she joyfully grasped at her first sign of good fortune and left for Australia. Her sister Virginia doesn't believe in luck at all. She made no more than a brief foray to the other side of the city. The sisters made their choices, made steady worlds for themselves. But now, middle-aged, they find these worlds disintegrating. `In its rich detail and its humour, this is a wry, uplifting book' Independent on Sunday `Messud writes ...

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When the World Was Steady
2017, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393355093

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When the World Was Steady
2007, Vintage Books USA

ISBN-13: 9780307279514

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When the World Was Steady
2007, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330488174

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When the World Was Steady
1998, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862071247

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When the World Was Steady
1996, Granta (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780964561137

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When the World Was Steady
1995, Granta (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780964561106

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When the World Was Steady
1995, Penguin Books / Granta, London

ISBN-13: 9780140141009

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When the World Was Steady
1994, Penguin Books / Granta, London

ISBN-13: 9780140140996

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