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Birds of the Air
     

Birds of the Air

by Alice Thomas Ellis
 
Like Ellis's popular The Inn at the Edge of the World, this novel is set in the Christmas season. Here, the social comedy of the Marsh family's festivities is set against the backdrop of a mother's grief over the death of her son. Originally published in 1978. With a new Afterword by James Mustich, Jr.

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Like Ellis's popular The Inn at the Edge of the World, this novel is set in the Christmas season. Here, the social comedy of the Marsh family's festivities is set against the backdrop of a mother's grief over the death of her son. Originally published in 1978. With a new Afterword by James Mustich, Jr.

Editorial Reviews

New York Magazine
A painfully brilliant comedy.
Sebastian Faulks
Every page of this wry,edgy novel bristles with delights for the reader.
Auberon Waugh
I rather suspect it may be a masterpiece.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888173840
Publisher:
Akadine Press, The
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Pages:
159

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