Nocturne

Nocturne

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Jenny and her sister Emmy are bound together by the needs of their incapacitated father. Both long to escape from their domestic drudgery, and over the course of a single evening events happen that change both their live. In this, his most successful novel, Swinnerton offers powerful insights into his characters' anxieties and produces a masterly portrayal of the complexity of relationships. "This fine work...is perfect, authentic and alive."--H.G. Wells Frank Swinnerton was a critic and prolific novelist. Benny Green is a well-known critic of literature and jazz.show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 17.78mm | 68.04g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 019281947X
  • 9780192819475

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