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THE REPUBLIC OF LOVE.

Shields, Carol.

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ISBN 10: 0394222180 / ISBN 13: 9780394222189
Editorial: Random House [1992], 1992
Usado Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Lee G. Campbell (Santa Barbara, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Small 4to. "Fay McLeod, a woman of thirty-five, is lying in bed beside a man she no longer loves . Yesterday she loved him, but today she doesn't." Where does love go?. N° de ref. de la librería 11970

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Título: THE REPUBLIC OF LOVE.

Editorial: Random House [1992]

Año de publicación: 1992

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: 1st Edition

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'"The Republic of Love" marries a wide diversity of elements, mythical and modern, ironic and moving, exhilarating and melancholy!a love-surveying story that is enticingly seductive.' Times Literary Supplement '"The Republic of Love" is a hymn to the pleasures and pains, the raptures even of an unspectacular life. Fay discovers that happiness is "a kind of by-product of existence, and not an end in itself". This piece of knowledge saves her, Shields suggests, from the watery, ambiguous yearning of the mermaid, "plaintive, coy", wordlessly calling out to no one. A simple message, but Shields delivers it with so much grace and so little pretension, that it is impossible not to be enchanted by her voice. She sings with the charm of a true siren. In her hands, we believe, anything can happen.' Guardian 'A novel that's so engrossing it makes you want to retire to a squashy sofa until you reach the end. Vividly fresh!glittering and spangled with fabulous surprises.' Sunday Times

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Carol Shields wrote dazzling, haunting stories of lives just like ours, turning our interior worlds into beautiful labyrinths—a writer worthy of comparison to fellow Canadian greats Alice Munro and Margaret Atwood.

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