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The woman and the ape

Author: Peter Høeg; Barbara Haveland
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In London, a housewife repays her scientist husband for making her life miserable by releasing an equally unhappy ape on which he was experimenting. Together they take off to a wildlife reserve where they have an affair and she teaches him to talk. Part comedy, part study of animal exploitation, by a Danish writer, author of Smilla's Sense of Snow.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Høeg; Barbara Haveland
ISBN: 0374292035 9780374292034
OCLC Number: 35084467
Description: 261 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Kvinden og aben.
Responsibility: Peter Høeg ; translated by Barbara Haveland.

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In London, a housewife repays her scientist husband for making her life miserable by releasing an equally unhappy ape on which he was experimenting. Together they take off to a wildlife reserve where they have an affair and she teaches him to talk. Part comedy, part study of animal exploitation, by a Danish writer, author of Smilla's Sense of Snow.

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