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The Grotesque

A Novel
McGrath, Patrick (Book - 1989 )
The Grotesque
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This exuberantly spooky novel, in which horror, repressed eroticism, and sulfurous social comedy intertwine like the vines in an overgrown English garden, is now a major motion picture, starring Alan Bates, Sting, and Theresa Russell. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Authors: McGrath, Patrick, 1950-
Title: The grotesque
a novel
Publisher: New York : Poseidon Press, c1989
Characteristics: 186 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 067166509X
Branch Call Number: FICTION McG
Statement of Responsibility: Patrick McGrath
Subject Headings: England Fiction Humorous stories Murder Fiction Nobility Fiction Country homes England Fiction
Genre/Form: Gothic fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Topical Term: Humorous stories
Murder
Nobility
Country homes
LCCN: 89003486
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