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Desperate Characters

Author: Fox, Paula
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Pub Date: 01/06/2003
ISBN: 9780007150380
Availability: In stock
Quick overview A Great American Novel - from the author of `Borrowed Finery'.
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A Great American Novel - from the author of `Borrowed Finery'.Otto and Sophie Bentwood live childless in a renovated Brooklyn brownstone. The complete works of Goethe line their bookshelf, their stainless steel kitchen is newly installed, and their Mercedes is parked outside. After Sophie is bitten on the hand while trying to feed a half-starved neighbourhood cat, a series of small and ominous disasters begin to plague their lives, revealing the faultlines and fractures in a marriage - and a society - wrenching itself apart.Includes an introduction by Jonathan Franzen.

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