An examination of a family subjected to misfortune of absurd but tragic proportions, and of the mechanisms for coping with that misfortune - blind optimism, cynicism, the pretence that things aren't happening and, ultimately, the desire to laugh. By the author of "This is the Life".
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Book Description Faber & Faber, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0571172571