Deaf Sentence

Deaf Sentence

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Retired Professor of Lingustics Desmond Bates is going deaf. It's a bother for his wife who has an enviably successful new career and is too busy to be endlessly repeating herself. Roles are reversed with his aging father, who resents his son's attempts to help him. And then there's Alex, a student whom Desmond has agreed to help after a typical misunderstanding at a party. But her increasingly bizarre requests cannot all be blamed on his defective hearing. So much for growing old gracefully...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 111 x 181 x 19mm | 176g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141041048
  • 9780141041049
  • 73,962

About David Lodge

David Lodge, geb. 1935 in London, war lange Jahre Professor für Moderne Englische Literatur an der Universität Birmingham und unterrichtete als Gastprofessor auch ein Jahr (1969) an der renommierten amerikanischen University of California in Berkeley. Er hat mit großem Erfolg eine Reihe von Büchern veröffentlicht. Heute lebt er als freier Schriftsteller mit seiner Familie in Birmingham.
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