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The adaptable man

Author: Janet Frame
Publisher: New York : George Braziller, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beneath the seemingly tranquil surface of an old English village lie murder, incest, and mystery. Alwyn Maude, a handsome young man, commits a senseless murder - a horrifying fact that somehow seems quintessentially modern. Alwyn is contrasted against his antiquated father and uncle, revealing the tensions between past and present and the shortcomings of both."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frame, Janet.
Adaptable man.
New York : G. Braziller, ©1965
(OCoLC)557894565
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Frame
OCLC Number: 368018
Notes: A novel by a New Zealand author.
Originally published : Christchurch (N.Z.) : Pegasus Press, 1965.
Description: 277 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Janet Frame.

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"Beneath the seemingly tranquil surface of an old English village lie murder, incest, and mystery. Alwyn Maude, a handsome young man, commits a senseless murder - a horrifying fact that somehow seems quintessentially modern. Alwyn is contrasted against his antiquated father and uncle, revealing the tensions between past and present and the shortcomings of both."--Jacket.

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