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Seven years : a novel

Author: Peter Stamm
Publisher: London : Granta, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alexander is torn between two very different women. Sonia, his wife and business partner, is everything a man could want: intelligent, gorgeous, charming, and ambitious. But when the seven-year itch sets in, Alexander soon finds himself rekindling an affair with his college lover, Ivona. The young Polish woman who worked in a Catholic mission is the polar opposite of Sonia: dull, passive, taciturn, and plain.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Suspense fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Stamm
ISBN: 9781847085092 1847085091
OCLC Number: 760291800
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Translation of: Sieben Jahre.
Description: 264 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Sieben Jahre.
Responsibility: Peter Stamm ; translated from the German by Michael Hofmann.

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A modern love triangle: beautiful Sonja loves Alex deliberately, dull Ivona loves Alex unconditionally, and Alex is compelled by a desire he can barely understand.  Read more...

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""Seven Years" is a novel to make you doubt your own dogma. What more can a novel do than that?" --Zadie Smith, "Harper's Magazine" "Stamm's talent is palpable, but what makes him a writer to read, Read more...

 
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