The butterfly chair
The story of a woman whose bitter childhood is dominated by a relentless father known as "the German". 15 years afer she is witness to a murder-suicide she begins to examine the rich inheritance of anger and guilt she has long carried with her, becoming obsessed with the details and conversations of her father's last years.
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