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The house of sleep

Author: Jonathan Coe
Publisher: London : Viking, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in a private clinic that treats sleep disorders Jonathan Coe's novel, told in 6 sections, relates to wakefulness, drowsiness and the 4 stages of sleep. In the novel he explores 'lost' movies and forgotten dreams.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Coe
ISBN: 9780141033303 0141033304
OCLC Number: 213382021
Notes: Originally published: London: Viking, 1997.
Description: 329 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Coe.

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Sarah is a narcoleptic who has dreams so vivid she mistakes them for real events; Robert has his life changed for ever by the misunderstandings arising from her condition; and Terry, the insomniac,  Read more...

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Moving, clever, pleasurable, smart ... one of the best books of the year -- Malcolm Bradbury * The Times * There are bits that make you laugh out loud and others which make your heart ache * Guardian Read more...

 
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