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Mislaid

By: Zink, Nell

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0008100543 / 9780008100544
Hardback
813.6
20/07/2015
Stock expected by 07/04/2020
England
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23 cm 288 pages
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Startlingly radical, dazzlingly witty, unlike anything that has come before - this is the most exciting debut novel published this year. 'Nell Zink is a writer of extraordinary talent and range.

Her work insistently raises the possibility that the world is larger and stranger than the world you think you know.' Jonathan Franzen Virginia, 1966.

The motionless deeps of the lake outside Stillwater College are being ruffled.

Lee, a blue-blooded poet and professor, is determinedly fondling Peggy, an ingenue freshman with literary pretensions, in his canoe.

So begins a long affair but the two are mismatched from the start. The story that follows rocks the boat in every sense.

Nell Zink's hugely entertaining, totally unique Mislaid explodes the nuclear family and topples every foundation of identity - black and white, gay and straight, "normal" and very very strange...

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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