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Still Life with Husband (Vintage Contemporaries)

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Humorous,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Literary

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9605127M
ISBN 100307277372
ISBN 109780307277374

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Still Life with Husband - Kindle edition by Fox, Lauren. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Still Life with Husband/5(37). Emily's first-person narrative may be laugh-out-loud funny, but it's also an honest, compassionate look at the heartbreak of misplaced intimacy.” —Amy Woods Butler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch“Read Still Life with Husband for its funny, winning voice and an ending that could be debated by book clubs for months to come.” —Ann Oldenburg /5(37).   Book Review: Still Life With Husband. By Michiko Kakutani. Feb. 19, ; BOOKS. Midway through Lauren Fox's first novel, the book's heroine, Emily, envisions herself as .   Emily's first-person narrative may be laugh-out-loud funny, but it's also an honest, compassionate look at the heartbreak of misplaced intimacy.” —Amy Woods Butler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch“Read Still Life with Husband for its funny, winning voice and an ending that could be debated by book clubs for months to come.” —Ann Oldenburg Price: $

Still Life with Husband is her first novel. Praise “A delightful new voice in American fiction, a voice that instantly recalls the wry, knowing prose of Lorrie Moore crossed with the screwball talents of the cartoonist Roz Chast.” “Read Still Life with Husband for its funny, winning voice and an ending that could be debated by book.   "Still Life is a lovely, clever book, and I hope I shall be reading a lot more by Louise Penny!" —Ann Granger "Still Life is a masterpiece of a traditional drawing room mystery, repainted in the autumnal colors of the Canadian countryside. Louise Penny is a storytelling artist."4/4(). Title: Still Life With Husband Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Decem Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Language: English.   Manic parodist Moore, fresh off a season in San Francisco (Noir, ), returns with a rare gift for Shakespeare fans who think A Midsummer Night’s Dream would be perfect if only it were a little more adrift by pirates together with his apprentice, halfwit giant Drool, and Jeff, his barely less intelligent monkey, Pocket of Dog Snogging upon Ouze, jester to the late King Author: Louise Penny.

Louise Penny's first novel, Still Life, won the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys second book, A Fatal Grace, won the Agatha Award for Best Novel, as did her third, The Cruelest next, A Rule Against Murder, was a New York Times bestseller, followed by The Brutal Telling, which was a New York Times, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, and National. Emily's first-person narrative may be laugh-out-loud funny, but it's also an honest, compassionate look at the heartbreak of misplaced intimacy.” —Amy Woods Butler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch“Read Still Life with Husband for its funny, winning voice and an ending that could be debated by book clubs for months to come.” —Ann Oldenburg.   Meet Emily Ross, thirty years old, married to her college sweetheart, and personal advocate for cake at breakfast time. Meet Emily's husband, Kevin, a sweet technical writer with a passion for small appliances and a teary weakness for Little David, a sexy young reporter with longish floppy hair and the kind of face Emily feels the weird impulse to lick/5(30). Reading Group Guide Questions Discussion questions for Still Life There’s a huge clue to the murder early in the book, when Jane gives Ben a meaningful look and then quotes from W. H. Auden: “Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.” File Size: 98KB.