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The vet's daughter

Auteur : Barbara Comyns
Éditeur: New York : New York Review Books, 2003.
Collection: New York Review Books classics.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Fiction : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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"The Vet's Daughter combines shocking realism with a visionary edge. The vet lives with his bedridden wife and shy daughter Alice in a sinister London suburb. He works constantly, captive to a strange private fury, and treats his family with brutality and contempt. After his wife's death, the vet takes up with a crass, needling woman who tries to refashion Alice in her own image. And yet as Alice retreats ever  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Type d’ouvrage: Fiction
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Barbara Comyns
ISBN: 1590170296 9781590170298
Numéro OCLC: 51306911
Description: xvi, 133 p. ; 21 cm.
Titre de collection: New York Review Books classics.
Responsabilité: Barbara Comyns ; foreword by Kathryn Davis.
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"The Vet's Daughter combines shocking realism with a visionary edge. The vet lives with his bedridden wife and shy daughter Alice in a sinister London suburb. He works constantly, captive to a strange private fury, and treats his family with brutality and contempt. After his wife's death, the vet takes up with a crass, needling woman who tries to refashion Alice in her own image. And yet as Alice retreats ever deeper into a dream world, she discovers an extraordinary secret power of her own"--Publisher's description.

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