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Desperate Characters

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Otto and Sophie Bentwood live childless in a renovated Brooklyn brownstone. The complete works of Goethe line their bookshelf, their stainless-steel kitchen is newly installed, and their Mercedes is parked curbside. But after Sophie is bitten on the hand while trying to feed a half-starved neighborhood cat, a series of small and ominous disasters begin to plague their lives. The fault lines of their marriage are revealed echoing the fractures of society around them, slowly wrenching itself apart. First published in 1970 to ...

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039331894X

/ ISBN-13:

9780393318944

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Desperate Characters
2015, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393351101

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Desperate Characters
2003, Flamingo, London

ISBN-13: 9780007150380

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Desperate Characters
1999, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393318944

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Desperate Characters
1970, Macmillan, London

ISBN-13: 9780333120729

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