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Fascination

Author: William Boyd
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the ways a life can be dominated by a need for love and the torments that arise when love is misplaced or denied, these 14 stories include the supernaturally inflected, the Chekhovian bittersweet, the PoMo urban spiel, and the comedy of dogged lechery.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Boyd
ISBN: 0141019247 9780141019246 0141022477 9780141022475
OCLC Number: 58828288
Notes: Originally published: London: Hamish Hamilton, 2004.
Description: 208 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Adult video --
Varengeville --
Notebook no. 9 --
A haunting --
Fascination --
Beulah Berlin, an A-Z --
The woman on the beach with a dog --
The view from Yves Hill --
Lunch --
Loose continuity --
Incandescence --
Visions fugitives --
Fantasia on a favourite waltz --
The ghost of a bird --
The mind-body problem --
The pigeon.
Responsibility: William Boyd.

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Described as the finest storyteller generation, Boyd shows his mastery of the form as these stories range widely through time and space.  Read more...

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