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The stranger next door : a novel (originally published as Les catilinaires)

Author: Amélie Nothomb; Carol Volk
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A retired French couple move into an idyllic house, only to have the idyll ruined by long, daily visits from a boring doctor who is their neighbor. Eventually they throw him out and the man attempts suicide to make them feel guilty. A comedy of manners.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amélie Nothomb; Carol Volk
ISBN: 0805048413 9780805048414
OCLC Number: 37180921
Description: 152 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Catilinaires.
Responsibility: Amélie Nothomb ; translated by Carol Volk.

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A retired French couple move into an idyllic house, only to have the idyll ruined by long, daily visits from a boring doctor who is their neighbor. Eventually they throw him out and the man attempts suicide to make them feel guilty. A comedy of manners.

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