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Description - Mrs. Caliban by Rachel Ingalls

In the quiet suburbs, while Dorothy is doing chores and waiting for her husband to come home from work, not in the least anticipating romance, she hears a strange radio announcement about a monster who has just escaped from the Institute for Oceanographic Research...Reviewers have compared Rachel Ingalls's Mrs. Caliban to King Kong, Edgar Allan Poe's stories, the films of David Lynch, Beauty and the Beast, The Wizard of Oz, E.T., Richard Yates's domestic realism, B-horror movies, and the fairy tales of Angela Carter-how such a short novel could contain all of these disparate elements is a testament to its startling and singular charm.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780811226691
ISBN-10: 0811226697
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 132mm x 10mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Rachel Ingalls

Rachel Ingalls is an American-born author who has lived in the UK since 1965. She is the author of the novels Mrs. Caliban and Binstead's Safari as well as numerous novellas and short stories. RIVKA GALCHEN's 2008 first novel Atmospheric Disturbances and her 2014 story collection American Innovations were both New York Times Best Books of the Year. She received her MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. "Conspicuously talented" (Time), Galchen lives in New York City.

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