House of Breath

House of Breath

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Originally published in 1950, William Goyen's first novel is an elegy to childhood, memory, loss and love, celebrating boyhood in a small town in Texas.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 125 x 197mm
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • Serpent's Tail
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1852421940
  • 9781852421946

About William Goyen

William Goyen was born in Trinity, Texas, in 1915 and died in 1983. His novels include In a Farther Country, Arcadio, and Come, the Restorer. Goyen was a master of the short story and a selection, Had I a Hundred Mouths, is also published by Serpent s Tail.show more

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4 32% (47)
3 10% (15)
2 7% (11)
1 2% (3)
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