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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 :   Print book : Fiction : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Barbara Comyns
ISBN : 1590170296 9781590170298
Numéro OCLC : 51306911
Description : xvi, 133 pages ; 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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