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The Locust Room By John Burnside

The Locust Room

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During the summer of 1975, a rapist stalked the streets of Cambridge, attacking young, single women and subjecting them to horrifying, violent assaults. Over one summer a young photographer is forced to examine his relationship with women as he becomes involved in a series of sexual intrigues.

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The Locust Room by John Burnside

The finest and most disturbing novel so far from the author of "The Dumb House" and "The Mercy Boys." Twenty-five years ago a rapist stalked the streets of Cambridge and violently attacked young women. These events form the background to this extra-ordinary novel in which a young photographer must examine his relations with women, with other men and with his family at home.

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About John Burnside

John Burnside is the author of two previous novels, "The Dumb House" and "The Mercy Boys," (joint winner of the Encore Award); a collection of stories, " Burning Elvis"; and seven books of poetry, most recently "The Asylum Dance."

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The Locust Room by John Burnside
John Burnside
Used - Very Good
Vintage Publishing
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.