Last of the Pleasure Gardens (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2013
Antall sider: 224
Forlag: Pan Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781447258353
Omtale: Last of the Pleasure Gardens
A child is born ...Even when it comes late in life, after the rest of the family has grown up and gone away, you cannot fail to feel a flush of pleasure and hope. But when the child shows little inclination to speak and seems unable to grasp the rudiments of walking, when your fears slowly and horribly mount, the awful truth must be faced and hope crashes to tragedy and pain. So with Barbara and Peter and their late-born son Tim. This is the brilliant story of the agony that enters their settled life: the obsessiveness, the dangerous selfless love, the heart-wrenching contradictions, and the violence - both mental and physical.

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