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Fox; The Captain's Doll; The Ladybird

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ISBN-10: 0141441836

ISBN-13: 9780141441832

Edition: 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Helen Dunmore, Dieter Miehl, D. H. Lawrence, David Ellis

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These three novellas explore human relationships and the devastating results of war. In The Fox, a predator targets two young women living on a small farm during the First World War. The Captains Dollexplores the complex relationship between a German countess and a married Scottish soldier in occupied Germany. In The Ladybird, a wounded prisoner of war has a disturbing influence on the Englishwoman who visits him in the hospital. * Uses the restored texts of the Cambridge edition * Includes a new introduction, chronology, and further reading
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

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