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The Headmaster's Wife - Thomas Christopher Greene
The Headmaster's Wife
"Part of a grand literary tradition . . . Greene's plot has the tight, relentless pacing of a fine detective novel . . . Deeply felt . . . and utterly absorbing."— The Washington Post Like his father before him, Arthur Winthrop is the headmaster of Vermont's elite Lancaster School. It is the... show more
"Part of a grand literary tradition . . . Greene's plot has the tight, relentless pacing of a fine detective novel . . . Deeply felt . . . and utterly absorbing."— The Washington Post Like his father before him, Arthur Winthrop is the headmaster of Vermont's elite Lancaster School. It is the place he feels has given him his life, but is also the site of his undoing as
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781250062338 (1250062330)
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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teaandbooks
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3.5 What grief can do
Arthur Winthrop is the headmaster of a school in Vermont. He and his wife Elizabeth are dealing with grief that is not explained until later in the book. Arthur is found in Central Park, naked. He explains to the NYPD that he had an affair with a student, became jealous when she began to see a fello...
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3.5 Audiobook Talk: THE HEADMASTER'S WIFE
That's What She Read
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0.0 The Headmaster's Wife
The Headmaster’s Wife is a study of grief and the myriad ways it can affect people. It is also a study of contrasts. At its simplest version, it is a beautiful story of coping mechanisms and their tragic consequences. However, its insistence on also including a mystery reduces the effectiveness of t...
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