Good Behaviour by Molly Keane

Good Behaviour by Molly Keane

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*A brilliant comic novel about Anglo-Ireland that was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. *'A mistress of wicked comedy' MALCOLM BRADBURY, VOGUE

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I do know how to behave - believe me, because I know. I have always known...' Behind the gates of Temple Alice the aristocratic Anglo-Irish St Charles family sinks into a state of decaying grace. To Aroon St Charles, large and unlovely daughter of the house, the fierce forces of sex, money, jealousy and love seem locked out by the ritual patterns of good behaviour. But crumbling codes of conduct cannot hope to save the members of the St Charles family from their own unruly and inadmissible desires. This elegant and allusive novel established Molly Keane as the natural successor to Jean Rhys.

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SKU GOR006240284
Title Good Behaviour
Author By (author) Molly Keane
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 1860498345
ISBN 13 9781860498343
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and previous use.
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I do know how to behave - believe me, because I know. I have always known...' Behind the gates of Temple Alice the aristocratic Anglo-Irish St Charles family sinks into a state of decaying grace. To Aroon St Charles, large and unlovely daughter of the house, the fierce forces of sex, money, jealousy and love seem locked out by the ritual patterns of good behaviour. But crumbling codes of conduct cannot hope to save the members of the St Charles family from their own unruly and inadmissible desires. This elegant and allusive novel established Molly Keane as the natural successor to Jean Rhys.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006240284
Title Good Behaviour
Author By (author) Molly Keane
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 1860498345
ISBN 13 9781860498343
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and previous use.
Ex Library No