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We Think the World of You

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9781590173954
Author(s): J R Ackerley
Format: Paperback
Year: 2011
Publisher: The New York Review Of Books, Inc
Dimensions: 129 x 202 x 12 (w x l x h)
Pages: 208
Series: New York Review Books Classics

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Frank, the narrator, is a middle-aged civil servant, intelligent, acerbic, self-righteous, angry. He is in love with Johnny, a young, married, working-class man with a sweetly easygoing nature. When Johnny is sent to prison for committing a petty theft, Frank gets caught up in a struggle with Johnny's wife and parents for access to him. Their struggle finds a strange focus in Johnny's dog-a beautiful but neglected German shepherd named Evie. And it is she, in the end, who becomes the improbable and undeniable guardian of Frank's inner world. We Think the World of You is known for its extraordinary mixture of acute social realism and dark fantasy, and was described by J. R. Ackerley himself as 'a fairy tale for adults.'

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