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The woman & the ape

Author: Peter Høeg; Barbara Haveland
Publisher: London : Harvill Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An emotional and erotic love affair develops between Madelene, the beautiful, disillusioned wife of Adam Burden, and Erasmus, the intelligent ape brought to the Burden's London home after escaping animal smugglers.
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Genre/Form: Erotic fiction
Romance fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Høeg, Peter, 1957-
Woman & the ape.
London : Harvill Press, 1996
(OCoLC)988888571
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Høeg; Barbara Haveland
ISBN: 1860462545 9781860462542 1860462553 9781860462559
OCLC Number: 36481945
Description: 228 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Kvinden og aben.
Woman and the ape
Responsibility: Peter Høeg ; translated from the Danish by Barbara Haveland.

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Madelene is married to Burden, an ambitious zoologist, comfortably off and a chronic alcoholic. The ape is Erasmus, who comes ashore in London from sailing boat called "The Ark". Burden aims to use  Read more...

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""The Woman and the Ape" has many arrestingly stylish and inventive passages and an overall brilliance of tone that shows once again the originality of Mr. Ho eg's voice."--"The New York Times" "No Read more...

 
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