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Asylum

Author: Patrick McGrath
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage Contemporaries edView all editions and formats
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From our most celebrated writer of the psychological thriller comes this nerve-wracking yet eerily beautiful work of erotic obsession and madness. In the summer of 1959 Stella Raphael joins her psychiatrist husband, Max, at his new posting--a maximum-security hospital for the criminally insane. Beautiful and headstrong, Stella soon falls under the spell of Edgar Stark, a brilliant and magnetic sculptor who has been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McGrath, Patrick, 1950-
Asylum.
New York : Vintage Books, 1998, ©1997
(OCoLC)760188995
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick McGrath
ISBN: 0679781382 9780679781387
OCLC Number: 38723885
Description: 254 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Patrick McGrath.

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From our most celebrated writer of the psychological thriller comes this nerve-wracking yet eerily beautiful work of erotic obsession and madness. In the summer of 1959 Stella Raphael joins her psychiatrist husband, Max, at his new posting--a maximum-security hospital for the criminally insane. Beautiful and headstrong, Stella soon falls under the spell of Edgar Stark, a brilliant and magnetic sculptor who has been confined to the hospital for murdering his wife in a psychotic rage. But Stella's knowledge of Edgar's crime is no hindrance to the volcanic attraction that ensues--a passion that will consume Stella's sanity and destroy her and the lives of those around her.

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