Problems: And Other Stories

Problems: And Other Stories

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In this midcareer collection of twenty-three short stories, John Updike tackles such problems as separation, divorce, and remarriage, parents and children, guns and prostitution, leprosy, swooning, suffocation, and guilt. His self-seeking heroes tend to be forty; his heroines are asleep, seductive, longing, or reproachful. None of these characters is innocent, and all are looking vainly for the road back to an imagined Paradise. Pain and comedy closely coexist in… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Random House (September 18, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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