Sin Eater (Common Reader Editions)

Sin Eater (Common Reader Editions)

by Alice Thomas Ellis
     
 

In Alice Thomas Ellis's first novel, originally published in 1977, a troubled family gathers at a house in Wales, uneasily attending upon the clan's failing patriarch. Ellis's tale is characterized by caustic, startling wit, a spare and intense lyricism, and profound insight into the way eternity haunts quotidian inconsequence. See more details below

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In Alice Thomas Ellis's first novel, originally published in 1977, a troubled family gathers at a house in Wales, uneasily attending upon the clan's failing patriarch. Ellis's tale is characterized by caustic, startling wit, a spare and intense lyricism, and profound insight into the way eternity haunts quotidian inconsequence.

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A wonderfully vivacious and disconcerting book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888173369
Publisher:
Common Reader
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Common Reader Editions Series
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.59(d)

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