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From the Fifteenth District

Mavis Gallant

From the Fifteenth District

a novella and eight short stories

by Mavis Gallant

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMavis Gallant.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.G1626 Fr 1979, PR3557.A4117 Fr 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19643677M
ISBN 100224017926
OCLC/WorldCa463447759

Fifteenth District Senator Hartley represents the communities of Waterbury, Middlebury & Naugatuck. Use the Google map below to explore the towns in Senator Hartley’s district. Council First District, Gil Cedillo; Council Second District, Paul Krekorian; Council Third District, Bob Blumenfield; Council Fourth District, David E. Ryu; Council Fifth District, Paul Koretz; Council Sixth District, Nury Martinez; Council Seventh District, Monica . The police said it had launched an investigation into Saturday’s violence, and urged members of the public, especially residents of the fifteenth district, to assist with any useful information including videos and pictorials to ensure that those responsible are made to face the full weight of the law. Set in Europe in the aftermath of the Second World War, the nine stories in this glittering collection reflect on the foibles and dilemmas of human relationships. An English family goes to the south of France for the sake of the father's health, and to get away from an England of rationing and pover.

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Dec 16,  · From the Fifteenth District brings us Mavis Gallant at the height of her powers. And others. A book to return to; a book of melancholy; a book of emotions, Gallant is a new writer to me and I will enjoy running into her work in the future.

She can turn a splendid phrase and describe things so adroitly they will take your breath away/5(7). From the Fifteenth District: Stories - Kindle edition by Mavis Gallant.

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Book by Mavis GallantCited by: 1. Eight short stories and a novella, set in Europe from the s to the early '70s, in which Gallant again performs explorative microsurgery on the dense circuitry of delusion, sad obtuseness, or simple piggishness that drains away love, charity, and the fullness of life.

Like lovers in love for the wrong reasons ""The Moslem Wife"" is young Netta&#;bemused by her dazzling husband's. Jan 10,  · Welcome to my stop highlighting this lovely short story collection from Mavis Gallant. Please be sure to check out the other tour stops, and don’t forget to enter the tour-wide giveaway where you could win an eBook copy of the title (one winner, US only).

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Edgewear to dustjacket with two small tears, Random House remainder stamp on bottom of. Editions for From The Fifteenth District: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (ebook published in 20 Cited by: 1. From The Fifteenth District () About book: rom the Fifteenth District by Mavis GallantThe late Mavis Gallant's stories are beguiling to readThe late Mavis Gallant’s stories are beguiling to read – they creep up on you slowly, until you find yourself devouring each mostly lengthy story, wanting more.

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Gallant, who passed away inwas a Canadian journalist who left Montreal to write fiction in Europe. She was awarded the PEN/Nabokov Award for lifetime achievement. Reviews the book 'From the Fifteenth District: A Novella and Eight Short Stories,' by Mavis Gallant.

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