Accidents in the Home (BOK)

Tessa Hadley

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An improbable coincidence brings Clare back into contact with someone she once had sex with at a teenage party; complicatedly, he is now going out with her best friend, Helly. The encounter needn't have meant anything - it could just have been funny, or embarrassing - but it seems to have the power to shake up everything in Clare's life. Clare is married with three small children, she bakes her own bread and buys her clothes from the charity shop. Helly is an actress and has her golden curves pasted up on billboards ten foot high. And each of them seems to want what the other has. Clare's story is intertwined with other stories of her extended family. Her father has been married three times and left a trail of children. Accidents in the Home dips in and out of the lives of this complicated, close, fraught family, reaching out into the past for explanation and illumination as well as across the present. It is the debut of a quite formidable fictional talent.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2003 Forfatter Tessa Hadley
Forlag
VINTAGE
ISBN 9780099428589
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 12,6cm x 19,8cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 176 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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