The Red House: A Novel

The Red House: A Novel

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An dazzlingly inventive novel about modern family, from the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

The set-up of Mark Haddon's brilliant new novel is simple: Richard, a wealthy doctor, invites his estranged sister Angela and her family to join his for a week at a vacation home in the English countryside. Richard has just re-married and inherited a willful stepdaughter in the process; Angela has a feckless husband and three children who sometimes… (more)

Editorial reviews (7 reviews)


Although there are probably one or two or three too many perspectives at play, the result is a satisfying if dark study of how families interact but fail to connect.

Haddon’s tone is flawless, so compassionate and detailed and precise that this novel beguiles without cloying, illuminates without demystifying.

If you want truly great literature set in an English country house, you still can’t beat Wodehouse’s Blandings books for deep-core contentment and unbridled comic zip. “The Red House,” on the other hand, reads as if it were written to silence those critics who damn Haddon with the faint praise of being too “readable.”

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (June 12, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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