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The devastating boys and other stories

Author: Elizabeth Taylor
Publisher: London : Virago, 1984, ©1972.
Series: Virago modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories, of which the title story "The Devastating Boys" depicts two black waifs from London, guests of a settled country couple. They cause upheaval, but bring unexpected joy and  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Taylor
ISBN: 0860683605 9780860683605
OCLC Number: 11152352
Notes: Originally published: London : Chatto and Windus, 1972.
Description: xiii, 203 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The devastating boys --
The excursion to the source --
Tall boy --
Praises --
In and out the houses --
Flesh --
Sisters --
Hôtel du commerce --
Miss A. and Miss M. --
The fly-paper --
Crêpes flambées.
Series Title: Virago modern classics.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Taylor ; with a new introduction by Paul Bailey.

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Brilliantly amusing * ROSAMOND LEHMANN * An eye as sharply all-seeing as her prose-style is elegant -- even the humdrum becomes astonishing * DAILY TELEGRAPH * How skilfully and with what peculiar Read more...

 
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