The Old Familiar

byAlix Hawley

Paperback | August 26, 2008

The Old Familiar by Alix Hawley
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In The Old Familiar are stories about the art of everyday shock: Hawley’s characters think they know other people or themselves until the unforeseen surfaces. Whether subtle or dramatic, these moments of clarity make them question their thinking.


Dark, witty, and tightly written, The Old Familiar will surprise even the reader familiar with crusty undersides of middle–class lives, and the bizarre obsessions that harbour there. Hawley’s trademark of controlled tension and psychological scrutiny is at times diabolically funny as it is emotionally arresting, and her exposure of ego and posturing in social networks will have immediate appeal for both a mainstream and literary audience.


Title:The Old FamiliarFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:272 pages, 8.52 X 5.57 X 0.73 inShipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.52 X 5.57 X 0.73 inPublished:August 26, 2008Publisher:Thistledown PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1897235496

ISBN - 13:9781897235492

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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