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Fresh complaint : stories

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: London : 4th Estate, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection presents characters in the midst of personal and national crises. We meet a failed poet who, envious of other people's wealth during the real-estate bubble, becomes an embezzler; a clavichordist whose dreams of art collapse under the obligations of marriage and fatherhood; and, in "Bronze," a sexually confused college freshman whose encounter with a stranger on a train leads to a revelation about his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Eugenides
ISBN: 9780007447886 0007447884 9780008243838 0008243832
OCLC Number: 1005641274
Description: 285 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Complainers --
Air mail --
Baster --
Early music --
Timeshare --
Find the bad guy --
The oracular vulva --
Capricious gardens --
Great experiment --
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The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex and The Marriage Plot  Read more...

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`[An] excellent short story collection ... Eugenides deploys his pronounced gifts for comedy and characterisation at the same time as he builds an overwhelming atmosphere of suffocation' Guardian Read more...

 
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Stories both fresh and vintage from a master writer

by SuzanneLaPierre (WorldCat user published 2018-02-06) Excellent Permalink

Fans of author Jeffrey Eugenides know that he has an uncanny ability to get inside the minds of his characters. Clearly this author does his research on everything from physics to clavichords as his fiction requires,...
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