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The door

Author: Magda Szabó; L B Rix
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A busy young writer struggling to cope with domestic chores, hires a housekeeper recommended by a friend. The housekeeper's reputation is one built on dependable effeciency, though she is something of an oddity. This is the story of the relationship between the two women over a period of 20 years.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magda Szabó; L B Rix
ISBN: 1843431939 9781843431930
OCLC Number: 182661943
Language Note: Translated from the Hungarian.
Notes: "First published with the title Az Ajtó, by Európa Kõnyvkiadó", [1987]--T.p. verso.
Awards: Short-listed for Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2006
Description: 260 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Ajtó.
Responsibility: Magda Szabó ; translated by Len Rix.

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