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The hearing trumpet

Author: Leonora Carrington; Pablo Weisz Carrington
Publisher: Boston : Exact Change, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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92-year-old Marian Leatherby is given a hearing trumpet, then discovers that what her family is saying is that she is to be committed to an institution where the buildings are shaped like birthday cakes and igloos and the gateway to the underworld is open.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction, English
Surrealism (Literature)
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carrington, Leonora, 1917-
Hearing trumpet.
Boston : Exact Change, 1996
(OCoLC)646974955
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonora Carrington; Pablo Weisz Carrington
ISBN: 1878972197 9781878972194
OCLC Number: 35581325
Notes: Originally published in French as Le Cornet acoustique"--Title page verso.
"Translation c1976 Leonora Carrington ; introduction c1991 Helen Byatt"--Title page verso.
Description: 199 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Cornet acoustique.
Responsibility: Leonora Carrington ; illustrations by Pablo Weisz Carrington.

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92-year-old Marian Leatherby is given a hearing trumpet, then discovers that what her family is saying is that she is to be committed to an institution where the buildings are shaped like birthday cakes and igloos and the gateway to the underworld is open.

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