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Chemistry

Author: Graham Swift
Publisher: Bath : Shortlist, 2012.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chemistry: A boy and his grandfather try to cope with the arrival of a new man in the household and his effect on the woman who is their mother and daughter. The boy dreams of violence and the grandfather retreats to the only sanctuary he knows. -- Learning to swim: On a beach in Cornwall, the nuances and memories of a stagnat marriage are explored by a man, a woman - and ultimately their son, as he finally learns  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Swift
ISBN: 9781471316173 1471316173
OCLC Number: 810949563
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Graham Swift.

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Chemistry: A boy and his grandfather try to cope with the arrival of a new man in the household and his effect on the woman who is their mother and daughter. The boy dreams of violence and the grandfather retreats to the only sanctuary he knows. -- Learning to swim: On a beach in Cornwall, the nuances and memories of a stagnat marriage are explored by a man, a woman - and ultimately their son, as he finally learns to float in the sea and strikes out for a more independent emotional life.

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