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Doting

Doting

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Publisher Price: $14.00

ISBN10: 1681371413
ISBN13: 9781681371412
Publisher: New York Review Of Books
Published: Oct 17 2017
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.40
Height: 0.40 Width: 5.00 Depth: 8.00
Language: English
Doting, the last of Henry Green's novels, is, as its title would suggest, a story of yearning and lusting and aging in which a wife and a brash young woman run hilarious circles around a hapless hardworking civil servant suddenly seized by long-dormant urges. Like its immediate predecessor, Nothing, it stands out from the rest of Green's work in its brilliant, experimental use of dialogue. Green was fascinated with the extravagance, ambiguity, absurdity, and unintentional implications and consequences of everyday human communication, and in Doting language slips and slides the better to reveal the absurdity and persistence of love and desire, exciting laughter while troubling the heart.

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