The Safety Of Objects

The Safety Of Objects

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Description

The stories in The Safety of Objects are both bizarre and believable, very funny but also frightening and sad. A girl's blonde Barbie doll seduces her teenage brother in an intense episode of erotic obsession; a couple go off the rails and smoke crack while their children are staying with their grandmother; and a lawyer seeks revenge on his boss by urinating into his potted plant every evening.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 132 x 198 x 10mm | 729g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2 ed
  • 1847087302
  • 9781847087300
  • 251,143

About A.M. Homes

A.M. HOMES is the author of the novels May We Be Forgiven, This Book Will Save Your Life, Music for Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers and Jack, and two collections of short stories, Things You Should Know and The Safety of Objects and the highly acclaimed memoir, The Mistress's Daughter, as well as the travel memoir, Los Angeles: People, Places and the Castle on the Hill. She is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and writes frequently on arts and culture for numerous magazines and newspapers. She lives in New York City.
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Rating details

3,961 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (1,537)
3 27% (1,067)
2 7% (277)
1 2% (61)
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