The butterfly chair

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Random House, Dec 27, 1987 - Fiction - 202 pages
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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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This winner of the W.H. Smith/ Books in Canada First Novel Award offers an interesting variation on the themes of family violence, connecting it with societal violence and war. The daughter of German ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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