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Hearing Trumpet

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ISBN-10: 1681374641

ISBN-13: 9781681374642

Edition: N/A

Authors: Leonora Carrington

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An old woman enters into a fantastical world of dreams and nightmares in this surrealist classic admired by Bj�rk and Luis Bu�uel. One of the first things ninety-two-year-old Marian Leatherby overhears when she is given an ornate hearing trumpet is her family plotting to commit her to an institution. Soon, she finds herself trapped inside a sinister retirement home, where the elderly must inhabit buildings shaped like birthday cakes and igloos, endure twisted religious preaching and eat in a canteen overlooked by the mysterious portrait of a leering Abbess. But when another resident secretly hands Marian a book recounting the life of the Abbess, a joyous and brilliantly surreal…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: New York Review of Books, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 11/17/2020
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English