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eBook:House of names / Colm Toibin.:2017 House of names / Colm Toibin.
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Author: Toibin, Colm, 1955-,
Publication year: 2017
Language: English
Media class: eBook
Classification: 823.92
Publisher: Viking,
Resource type: Electronic
ISBN: 9780241257708 (EPUB)
Additional information: 1 online resource.
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THE TOP 10 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.'On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agamemnon orders her sacrifice. His daughter is led to her death, and Agamemnon leads his army into battle, where he is rewarded with glorious victory. Three years later, he returns home and his murderous action has set the entire family - mother, brother, sister - on a path of intimate violence, as they enter a world of hushed commands and soundless journeys through the palace's dungeons and bedchambers. As his wife seeks his death, his daughter, Electra, is the silent observer to the family's game of innocence while his son, Orestes, is sent into bewildering, frightening exile where survival is far from certain. Out of their desolating loss, Electra and Orestes must find a way to right these wrongs of the past ev

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Reading Group review. I found it rather disappointing. Having read Toibin's 'Testament of Mary', whi
12/10/17
Reading Group Shropshire
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Extremely well written with some beautiful descriptions. A realistic portrayal of family life in 196
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Year 2013.
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Very surprising as everyone was very glad they had read this short book & enjoyed it very much.It co
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Hardback:House of names:2017.
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Language: English
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Resource type: Physical
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