The Headmaster's Wife

The Headmaster's Wife

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An immensely talented writer whose work has been described as “incandescent” (Kirkus) and “poetic” (Booklist), Thomas Christopher Greene pens a haunting and deeply affecting portrait of one couple at their best and worst.

 

Inspired by a personal loss, Greene explores the way that tragedy and time assail one man’s memories of his life and loves. Like his father before him, Arthur Winthrop is the Headmaster of Vermont’s elite Lancaster School. It is the… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


Although “The Headmaster’s Wife” may not, finally, go quite as deep as those Russian novels it invokes, it is deeply felt, nevertheless, and utterly absorbing.

While there are a few twists and turns, and while there are some uncomfortable sequences, at its heart, it's a truly lovely exploration of the effects of grief and emotional isolation.

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Book Details  


Publisher: St. Martin's Press (February 25, 2014)

Collection: Thomas Dunne Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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