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The Sin Eater

Ellis, Alice Thomas

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ISBN 10: 0715609408 / ISBN 13: 9780715609408
Published by Duckworth, 1977
New Condition: New Hardcover
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New Book. First Edition, Stated 2nd Printing 1978. NOT a remainder. NOT a book club edition. NOT price-clipped (£4.95price intact). Published by Duckworth, 1977. Dark blue cloth boards with bright gold stamped spine lettering. Book is new; clean, tight, sharp corners, bright spine lettering. Dust jacket is new with some residue from a removed price sticker on left flap over price with another price sticker directly above. No writing, highlighting, underlining, dog ears, etc. No rips or tears. Pages and boards crisp and straight. Spine un-broken with no spine lean. Book in un-read condition. Octavo. 192 pages. ISBN: 0-7156-0940-8. 100% positive feedback. 30 day money back guarantee. NEXT DAY SHIPPING! Excellent customer service. Please email with any questions or if you would like a photo. All books packed carefully and ships with free delivery confirmation/tracking. All books come with free bookmarks. Ships from Sag Harbor, New York. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17270659681

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Title: The Sin Eater

Publisher: Duckworth

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition

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A troubled family gather at the ancestral home on the Welsh coast, awkwardly awaiting the death of the family patriarch. Polite conversation gives way to sly remarks and bickering in this tense reunion, and the household's respectable surface is scratched away to expose secret warfare, malicious games and viciously funny class-consciousness. In Alice Thomas Ellis's first novel, the caustic wit, brisk pace, and profound insight she is famous for are displayed to full effect.

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In Alice Thomas Ellis's first novel, originally published in 1977, a troubled family gathers at a house in Wales, uneasily attending upon the clan's failing patriarch. Ellis's tale is characterized by caustic, startling wit, a spare and intense lyricism, and profound insight into the way eternity haunts quotidian inconsequence.

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