Reading Madame Bovary
A woman finds her everyday life engulfed by vivid fantasies, a businessman explores new ways to deal with his rage, a young woman is stuck on a boat with a bunch of delinquents, a diary is discovered, a commune goes wrong In this captivating collection of short fiction, award-winning novelist Amanda Lohrey explores the dilemmas of modern life. Her characters find themselves caught between body and spirit, memory and desire, ambition and mortality - and they must transform themselves or be trapped. Shot through with a serene intelligence, these tales enlighten and entertain in equal measure.
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Reading Madame BovaryUser Review - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing
Amanda Lohrey's new book of short fiction, Reading Madame Bovary, is a collection of middle-class vignettes. The stories are peopled with characters who will be familiar to readers of Australian ... Read full review
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