Mrs Bridge

» Evan S. Connell

Introduction by - Joshua Ferris

Penguin Classics
Paperback : 07 Jun 2012


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Mrs Bridge, an unremarkable and conservative housewife in Kansas City, has three children and a kindly lawyer husband. She spends her time shopping, going to bridge parties and bringing up her children to be pleasant, clean and have nice manners. And yet she finds modern life increasingly baffling, her children aren't growing up into the people she expected, and sometimes she has the vague disquieting sensation that all is not well in her life. In a series of comic, telling vignettes, Evan S. Connell illuminates the narrow morality, confusion, futility and even terror at the heart of a life of plenty. Hilarious and heartbreaking in equal measure, Mrs Bridge deserves its place as one of the classic American novels of the twentieth century.

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Format : Paperback
ISBN: 9780141198651
Size : 129 x 198mm
Pages : 208
Published : 07 Jun 2012
Publisher : Penguin Classics

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Mrs Bridge

» Evan S. Connell

Introduction by - Joshua Ferris


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