State of Grace

Joy Williams

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Éditeur
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Digital
Pages
264
Parution
avril 2011
Format
Ebook EPUB
Protection
DRM
Langue
Anglais
EAN
9780307787873
  • Résumé

Nominated for the National Book Award in 1974, this haunting, profoundly disquieting novel manages to be at once sparse and lush, to combine Biblical simplicity with Gothic intensity and strangeness. It is the story of Kate, despised by her mother, bound to her father by ties stronger and darker than blood. It is the story of her attempted escapes−in detached sexual encounters, at a Southern college populated by spoiled and perverse beauties, and in a doomed marriage to a man who cannot understand what she is running from. Witty, erotic, searing acute, State of Grace bears the inimitable stamp of one of our fines and most provocative writers.
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