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Description - Music For Torching by A. M. Homes

Paul and Elaine have two boys and a beautiful home, yet they find themselves thoroughly, inexplicably stuck. Obsessed with 'making things good again', they spin the quiet terrors of family life into a fantastical frenzy that careens well and truly out of control. As A.M. Homes's incendiary novel unfolds, the Kodacolor hues of the American good life become nearly hallucinogenic: from a strange and hilarious encounter on the floor of the pantry with a Stepford Wife neighbour, to a house-cleaning team in space suits, to a hostage situation at the school, Homes lays bare the foundations of marriage and family life and creates characters outrageously flawed, deeply human and entirely believable.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847087263
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Granta Books
Publisher: Granta Books
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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