Stanley Middleton

Stanley Middleton (1919–2009) was a renowned British novelist best known for his novel 'Holiday', which won the Booker Prize in 1974. He wrote over 40 novels throughout his career, often focusing on middle-class life in provincial England. His work is celebrated for its detailed character development and exploration of personal relationships.


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  1. 1. Holiday

    "Holiday" is a novel about Edwin Fisher, a man who is dealing with the recent breakdown of his marriage. In an attempt to find solace and clarity, he decides to spend his holiday alone at a seaside town. Throughout his vacation, he interacts with various characters, each of whom contributes to his journey of self-discovery. The novel explores themes of love, loss, and the complexities of human relationships.