Accidents In The Home by Tessa Hadley

Accidents In The Home

byTessa Hadley

Paperback | May 31, 2003

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Clare Menges is the twenty-nine-year-old suburban mother of three, but her comfortable world is disrupted when her best friend's lover appears in her life. Anyway Clare's perfect life was never what it seemed; the world of her family is a complicated and fraught web of marriages and divorces, half-siblings and stepchildren, broken homes and homes reassembled. As Clare's relationships begin to unravel, she notices her life repeating the patterns of those around her. Tessa Hadley constructs a beautifully fashioned and intimate portrait of family life in our times.

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Tessa Hadley lives in Cardiff, Wales, and teaches literature at Bath Spa University College. Accidents in the Home is her first novel.
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Title:Accidents In The HomeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.27 × 5.48 × 0.74 inPublished:May 31, 2003Publisher:Picador USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312421028

ISBN - 13:9780312421021

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[A] captivating first novel, but the thrill of this tale lies in her distinctive characters--their fleeting elation and cleverly plotted contradictions, and the repercussions of their actions.