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7 edition of Turtle Diary found in the catalog.

Turtle Diary

by Russell Hoban

  • 359 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by MacMillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Media Tie-In - General,
  • Movie / TV Tie-Ins

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9428652M
    ISBN 100330250507
    ISBN 109780330250504

    Turtle diary. [Russell Hoban] -- William, a clerk at a used-book store, lives in a rooming house after a divorce that has left him without home or family. Neaera is a . "Turtle Diary" is a movie easily underestimated: the viewer is not 'pushed' through a nerve-wrecking plot and scenes. However, this movie rewards the viewer with an intimate and at times moving picture of common people in unusual circumstances. Ben Kingsley plays a totally credible single male living an undisturbed life as a book-selling clerk.

      Turtle Diary () Movies Preview Neara (Glenda Jackson) is a children's book author with a bad case of writer's block, so she looks to aquatic life for inspiration. At the zoo she encounters William (Ben Kingsley), a bookseller with an enthusiasm for the turtles.   The form of "Turtle Diary" consists of alternating journal entries – one by William G., a year-old bookshop clerk, the other by Neaera H., a year-old children’s book author – that.

      His diary is intercalated with entries from Neara's diary. Although she doesn't even know William until a third of the way into the book, she, too, obsessed by “turtle thoughts.” Eventually. Turtle Diary (Book): Hoban, Russell: "William, a clerk at a used-book store, lives in a rooming house after a divorce that has left him without home or family. Neaera is a successful writer of children's books, who, in her own estimation, "looks like the sort of spinster who doesn't keep cats and is not a vegetarian.


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Among Hoban’s novels for adults are Turtle Diary, Riddley Walker, The Bat Tattoo, and My Tango with Barbara Strozzi.

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Turtle Diary is not Hoban’s best-known book, though it was adapted into a well-received film (Harold Pinter wrote the script; Glenda Jackson and Ben Kingsley played the leads).Author: Ed Park.

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He received the John W. Campbell Memorial Award and the Australian Science Fiction Achievement Award for Ridley Walker. He died on December 13 at the age of /5(8). Turtle Diary is a story about two groups of living things with the desire to be set free - two people, one a book shop assistant and the other a failing children's book author, and three turtles.

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Turtle Diary by Russell Hoban and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Turtle Diary by Hoban, Russell. "Turtle Diary," the quiet, sly and immensely amusing new film from a screenplay by Harold Pinter, begins with two more such are obsessed by giant sea turtles.

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Turtle Diary by Russell Hoban (, Book) Be the first to write a review. About this product. Pre-owned: lowest price. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.

The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.In this wise and touching classic by the author of Riddley Walker, two lonely Londoners bond over a plan to free the sea turtles at the city zoo.

Life in a city can be atomizing, isolating. And it certainly is for William G. and Neaera H., the strangers at the center of Russell Hoban’s surprisingly heartwarming novel Turtle m, a clerk at a used-book store, lives in a rooming.Adapted by Harold Pinter from the novel by Russell Hoban, Turtle Diary stars Glenda Jackson as Neaera Duncan, a famed author/illustrator of children's books.

In the midst of her success, Duncan 82%.