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Dept. of speculation

Dept. of speculation

Author: Jenny Offill
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"Dept. of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. It is also a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of intimacy, trust, faith, knowledge, and the condition of universal shipwreck that unites us all. Jenny Offill's heroine, referred to in these pages as simply "the wife," once exchanged love letters with her husband, postmarked Dept. of Speculation, their code name for all the uncertainty that inheres in life and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Experimental fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: A Andrae
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Offill
ISBN: 9780385350815 0385350813 9780345806871 0345806875 038535102X 9780385351027 9781847088734 1847088732
OCLC Number: 842880677
Awards: Short-listed for Folio Prize 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2016 (UK)
Description: 179 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Department of speculation
Responsibility: Jenny Offill.


The long-awaited new novel from an LA Times First Fiction Prize finalist, Dept. of Speculation is an annihilating, electrifying account of marriage and motherhood, love and madness  Read more...


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