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The escape : a novel in five parts

Author: Adam Thirlwell
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a spa town snug in the Alps, at the end of the twentieth century, the widowed 78-year-old Haffner has arrived to claim his wife's inheritance: a villa expropriated by the century's totalitarian politics. In the spa hotel, he has tried to develop a mildly successful affair with a hungrily passionate married woman; and a much less successful affair with a capricious young yoga instructor. But gradually, through the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: General fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Thirlwell
ISBN: 9780224089111 0224089110 0224089129 9780224089128
OCLC Number: 321014937
Description: 321 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Adam Thirlwell.

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In a spa town snug in the Alps, at the end of the twentieth century, the 78-year-old Haffner is seeking a cure, redress, more women; and ignoring the will of his wife. He is there to claim her  Read more...

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