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Fresh complaint : stories

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: London : 4th Estate, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection presents characters in the midst of personal and national crises. We meet a failed poet who, envious of other people's wealth during the real-estate bubble, becomes an embezzler; a clavichordist whose dreams of art collapse under the obligations of marriage and fatherhood; and, in "Bronze," a sexually confused college freshman whose encounter with a stranger on a train leads to a revelation about his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Short stories
Nouvelles
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eugenides, Jeffrey.
Fresh complaint.
London 4th Estate, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017
(OCoLC)1005641274
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Eugenides
ISBN: 9780008243821 0008243824
OCLC Number: 1005506519
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Complainers --
Air mail --
Baster --
Early music --
Timeshare --
Find the bad guy --
The oracular vulva --
Capricious gardens --
Great experiment --
Fresh complaint.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Eugenides.

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The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex and The Marriage Plot  Read more...

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'[An] excellent short story collection ... Eugenides deploys his pronounced gifts for comedy and characterisation at the same time as he builds an overwhelming atmosphere of suffocation' Guardian Read more...

 
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