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The American Lover By Rose Tremain

The American Lover
by Rose Tremain

Trapped in a London flat, Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in 1960s' Paris. In her precise yet sensuous style she lays bare the soul of her characters- the admirable, the embarrassing, the unfulfilled, the sexy and the adorable - to uncover a dazzling range of human emotions and desires.
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Trapped in a London flat, Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in 1960s' Paris. The most famous writer in Russia takes his last breath in a stationmaster's cottage, miles from Moscow. A father, finally free of his daughter's demands,embarks on a long swim from his Canadian lakeside retreat. And in the grandest house of all, Danni the Polish housekeeper catches the eye of an enigmatic visitor. Rose Tremain awakens the senses in this diverse collection of short stories. In her precise yet sensuous style she lays bare the soul of her characters- the admirable, the embarrassing, the unfulfilled, the sexy and the adorable - to uncover a dazzling range of human emotions and desires.

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Additional information

Sku
GOR006166006
Title
The American Lover
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
240
ISBN 10
0701185228
ISBN 13
9780701185220
Prizes
Short-listed for BBC National Short Story Award 2014 (UK) Short-listed for The Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 (UK)
Cover note
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.