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Title:
Married love : and other stories / Tessa Hadley.
Call Number:
FIC HAD
Publication Date:
2012.
Edition:
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Publisher:
New York : Harper Perennial, 2012.
Physical Description:
xiv, 203, 18 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents:
Married love -- Friendly fire -- A mouthful of cut glass -- The Trojan prince -- Because the night -- Journey home -- In the country -- The godchildren -- She's the one -- In the cave -- Pretending -- Post production.
Summary:
"Married Love is a masterful collection of short fiction from one of today's most accomplished storytellers. These tales showcase the qualities for which Tessa Hadley has long been praised: her humor, warmth, and psychological acuity; her powerful, precise, and emotionally dense prose; her unflinching examinations of family relationships. Here are stories that range widely across generations and classes, exploring the private and public lives of unforgettable characters: a young girl who haunts the edges of her parents' party; a wife released by the sudden death of her film-director husband; an eighteen-year-old who insists on marrying her music professor, only to find herself shut out from his secrets. In this stunning collection, Hadley evokes worlds that expand in the imagination far beyond the pages, capturing domestic dramas, generational sagas, wrenching love affairs and epiphanies, and distilling them to remarkable effect."--from cover, p. [4]
Horizon Bib Number:
1413304
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