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Snake - Kate Jennings
Snake
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An award-winning Australian writer makes her American debut in a stunning novel as lean and hypnotic as its title. Against the hard landscape of postwar Australia, loyal-hearted Rex cherishes his wife Irene; but Irene, filled with feminine anger and unspecified desires, despises Rex. A book about... show more
An award-winning Australian writer makes her American debut in a stunning novel as lean and hypnotic as its title. Against the hard landscape of postwar Australia, loyal-hearted Rex cherishes his wife Irene; but Irene, filled with feminine anger and unspecified desires, despises Rex. A book about people who rarely examine their lives, about thwarted desires and broken dreams, SNAKE literally catapults the reader to its stark climax.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780880015387 (0880015381)
Publisher: Ecco Press
Pages no: 157
Edition language: English
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4.0 Snake by Kate Jennings
Praised for its mesmerizing intensity and taut, quick-witted prose, SNAKE tells the mesmerizing story of a mismatched couple -- Irene, ambitious and man-crazy, and her quiet, adoring, responsible husband, Rex -- who tumble into marriage and settle as newlyweds on a remote Australian farm. It is amid...
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