The Colonel's Daughter & Other Stories

The Colonel's Daughter & Other Stories

Book - 1999
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From the author of The Gustav Sonata

At the moment that Colonel Browne is standing in the shallow end of the swimming pool of the Hotel Alphenrose, preparing for his late afternoon dip, his daughter Charlotte, carrying a suitcase, is getting out of her car back in England, preparing to rob the ancestral home. It is not just another day: it is the culmination of hundreds of days, hundreds of disappointments and misunderstandings, and thousands of very small lies...

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Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 1999, c1984
ISBN: 9780099284277
Branch Call Number: FIC TRE
Characteristics: 174 p. ; 20 cm

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