Neon in daylight

  • 282 Pages
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Fiction, Interpersonal relations, Immigrants, English fi
StatementHermione Hoby
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3608.O259 N46 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination282 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26944319M
ISBN 10193678775X
ISBN 139781936787753
LC Control Number2017938488
OCLC/WorldCa988857646

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Her sentences are sleek and tailored. NEON IN DAYLIGHT. by Hermione Hoby. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A young British woman ditches both her boyfriend and her Ph.D.

program for a temporary reprieve catsitting in New York City and finds herself enmeshed in the lives of a charismatic aging writer and his.

The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Hoby, Hermione. Neon in Daylight. Catapult, Paperback. Neon in Daylight tells the story of Kate, a British woman in her twenties cat-sitting for a friend of her mother’s in New York; Bill, a once famous novelist now working as a creative writing tutor at NYU; and Inez, Bill’s beautiful and idiosyncratic teenage.

The title comes from one of Frank O’Hara’s “Lunch Poems” (“Neon in daylight is a / great pleasure”), his collection of odes to New York, a great dispensary of pleasure and strangeness. Neon in Daylight Hermione Hoby.

Catapult (PGW, dist), $ trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book. An Englishwoman named Kate arrives in contemporary New York with no plan and. A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice "A radiant first novel Neon in Daylight] has antecedents in the great novels of the s: Renata Adler's Speedboat, Elizabeth Hardwick's Sleepless Nights, Joan Didion's Play It as It Lays Precision--of observation, of language--is Hoby's gift.

Her sentences are sleek and tailored. Neon in Daylight by Hermione Hoby Catapult Published January 9, Help the Chicago Review of Books and Arcturus make the literary world more inclusive by becoming a member, patron, or sponsor. Each option comes with its own perks and exclusive content.

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice "A radiant first novel [Neon in Daylight] has antecedents in the great novels of the s: Renata Adler’s Speedboat, Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights, Joan Didion’s Play It as It LaysPrecision—of observation, of language—is Hoby’s gift.

Her sentences are sleek and tailored. Language molds snugly to thought. Hermione Hoby’s Neon in Daylight has burst onto the scene as a truly remarkable new addition to the list of essential New York novels.

It may seem like a cliché to say, but it’s true: in her book, New York is a character. Get this from a library.

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Neon in daylight. [Hermione Hoby] -- "A New York summer so hot the air is turning yellow. Kate, a young woman newly arrived from London, is determined to become the kind of person who is up for it and down for it - and not remotely. A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice A January Indie Next Pick “A radiant first novel [Neon in Daylight] has antecedents in the great novels of the s: Renata Adler’s Speedboat, Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights, Joan Didion’s Play It as It LaysPrecision—of observation, of language—is Hoby’s gift.

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Get this from a library. Neon in daylight. [Hermione Hoby] -- "New York City inthe sweltering summer before Hurricane Sandy hits. Kate, a young woman newly arrived from England, is staying in a Manhattan apartment while she tries to figure out her.

"A radiant first novel [Neon in Daylight] has antecedents in the great novels of the s: Renata Adler’s Speedboat, Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights, Joan Didion’s Play It as It Lays Precision—of observation, of language—is Hoby’s gift. Her. Neon in Daylight is a New York story, and the city inserts itself into the story as though it were a character as vital as any human one.

Moreover, it is the ever-lurking, but not always apparent, edgy side of the city that shadows our main characters—Kate, Inez. Neon in Daylight Overview. Neon in Daylight is a contemporary novel set in New York, telling the story of a British graduate student named Kate and the intense relationships she shares with a famous novelist and his beautiful teenage daughter over the course of several months.

It deals with themes of hypocrisy, performance and authenticity. Review: NEON IN DAYLIGHT by Hermione Hoby Janelle Janu Book Reviews, Catapult, Coming-of-Age, Contemporary, Finished Copy, From Publisher, Literary Fiction Leave a Comment Thank you so much to Catapult for sending me a free copy – all opinions are my own.

A radiant first novel Neon in Daylight has antecedents in the great novels of the s: Renata Adler's Speedboat, Elizabeth Hardwick's Sleepless Nights, Joan Didion's Play It as It Lays Precision--of observation, of language--is Hoby's gift.

Her sentences are sleek and tailored. Language molds snugly to thought.3/4(8). A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice "A radiant first novel [Neon in Daylight] has antecedents in the great novels of the s: Renata Adler’s Speedboat, Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights, Joan Didion’s Play It as It Lays Precision―of observation, of language―is Hoby’s gift.

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She has two unfortunate responsibilities during her time in America: to make regular Skype calls to her miserable boyfriend back home, and to cat-sit an. — Nadine Vassallo, Book Soup, West Hollywood, CA Summer Reading Group Indie Next List “In an ocean of New York City coming-of-age novels, it’s hard to stand out—but Neon in Daylight does.

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Set during a heatwave that feels like it will never break, Neon in Daylight marries deep intelligence with captivating characters to offer us a joyful, unflinching exploration of desire, solitude, and the thin line between life and art. An Indie Next List selection.

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