The Queen of the Tambourine

The Queen of the Tambourine

eBook - 2007
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In England, a housewife eggs on another to liberate herself and when the other abandons her family to travel the world pursues her with letters. The missives, a jumble of apologies, condemnation, admiration, envy and confessions of her own unhappiness, portray the loneliness and boredom of suburban life.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Europa Editions, 2007
ISBN: 9781609450373 (electronic bk.)
9781609450366 (electronic bk.)
160945037X (electronic bk.)
1609450361 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK FIC GARDAM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (260 pages)

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Jul 31, 2016

Too long for me but maybe she needed the length to finish what she had to convey.

WVMLStaffPicks Feb 01, 2015

Consisting of a series of letters to an estranged acquaintance, our heroine reveals over time a complex personality that is the result of a mysterious past. The story unfolds in poetic descriptions of a lifetime of small and large moments that are given equal attention in how they inform an understanding of one's world. Beautifully written prose that has inspired me to write my own letters...

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