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The queen of the tambourine

Author: Jane Gardam
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Picador USA edView all editions and formats
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In England, a housewife eggs on another to liberate herself and when the other abandons her family to travel the world pursues her with letters. The missives, a jumble of apologies, condemnation, admiration, envy and confessions of her own unhappiness, portray the loneliness and boredom of suburban life.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Epistolary fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Gardam
ISBN: 0312143982 9780312143985
OCLC Number: 34046338
Description: 226 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jane Gardam.
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In England, a housewife eggs on another to liberate herself and when the other abandons her family to travel the world pursues her with letters. The missives, a jumble of apologies, condemnation, admiration, envy and confessions of her own unhappiness, portray the loneliness and boredom of suburban life.

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