I'm Dying Laughing

The Humourist
eAudio - unabridged
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Product Number: Z100097833
Released: Jun 21, 2015
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ISBN: #9781483074177
Narrator/s: Anna Fields
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This last great work by one of the century's great writers is a large and original novel of betrayal and self-delusion, madness and consuming passions, that recreates to chilling effect the political turbulence of the American Left and the clamor and menace of the McCarthy Right. Not since her classic The Man Who Loved Children has Stead fashioned such willful and memorable characters as Emily Wilks and Stephen Howard. Emily is a woman of enormous but mercurial enthusiasms whose unflagging ebullience masks a darkness that will lead to disaster. Stephen-handsome, clever, spoiled-is a dangerous dreamer, an upper-class dropout playing at radical politics. Together, they mirror the times through which they live: the heady revolutionary fervor of the Depression, the short collaborative effort of wartime America, the fractiousness of the Cold War years.

Author(s): Christina Stead
Original Publish Date: Jun 24, 2010

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Author(s): Christina Stead
Product Number EB00053675
Released: Aug 13, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: #9781453265239

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