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The Burnt Ones - Clay; Dead Roses; Willy-Wagtails By Moonlight; Down at the Dump; The Letters; Miss... The Burnt Ones - Clay; Dead Roses; Willy-Wagtails By Moonlight; Down at the Dump; The Letters; Miss...

The Burnt Ones - Clay; Dead Roses; Willy-Wagtails By Moonlight; Down at the Dump; The Letters; Miss Slattery & Her Demon Lover; A Cheery Soul; The Woman Who Wasn't Allowed to Keep Cats; Being Kind to Titina; The Evening at Sissy Kamara's; A Glass of Tea

White, Patrick

ISBN 10: 0140027769 / ISBN 13: 9780140027761
Editorial: Penguin Books, 1974
Usado Condición: Very Good Plus Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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-----The scan you see is the book you get. Tight clean and square, flat uncreased spine, 316 pages, Very Good Plus condition with faint edge wear. Patrilck White was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973. ."Eleven stories to which Patrick White brings his immense understanding of the urges which lie just beneath the facade of ordinary human relationships, especially those between men & women. A girl beset by her mother's influence, who marries her father's friend. . . A young man strangely moved into marriage with a girl like the mother who never understood him. . . A pretty market researcher who learns the ultimate details of love with a difference. . . The collector of bird-calls who unwittingly records the call of a very human nature." Contents include: Clay / Dead Roses / Willy-Wagtails By Moonlight / Down at the Dump / The Letters / Miss Slattery & Her Demon Lover / A Cheery Soul / The Woman Who Wasn't Allowed to Keep Cats / Being Kind to Titina / The Evening at Sissy Kamara's / A Glass of Tea. Check out the scans. N° de ref. de la librería 010454

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Título: The Burnt Ones - Clay; Dead Roses; ...

Editorial: Penguin Books

Año de publicación: 1974

Encuadernación: Soft Cover

Ilustrador: Jack Larkin cover designer,

Condición del libro: Very Good Plus

Edición: Reprint

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Sinopsis:

This title includes eleven stories to which Patrick White brings his immense understanding of the urges which lie just beneath the facade of ordinary human relationships, especially those between men and women. A girl beset by her mother's influence, who marries her father's friend...A young man strangely moved into marriage with a girl like the mother who never understood him...A pretty market researcher who learns the ultimate details of love with a difference...The collector of bird-calls who unwittingly records the call of a very human nature.

Review:

"Intensely original, dsturbing." Sunday Telegraph "To read Patrick White...is to touch a source of power, to move through areas made new and fresh, to see men and women with a sharpened gaze." Daily Telegraph "Patrick White's first collection of short stories confirms his strength as a creative artist." The Times

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