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House mother normal: a geriatric comedy

B. S. Johnson

House mother normal: a geriatric comedy

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] B. S. Johnson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.J668 Ho, PR6060.O3 Ho
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p.
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5173996M
ISBN 100002213249
LC Control Number74873872

Her narrative, and the next few, are fairly straightforward and easy to follow -- ramblings, but fairly coherent ones. This and the larger satire are written in the Juvenalian mood. We therefore get an insight into each character's unique interpretation of the same string of events. You could almost lift him out of the book as a stand-alone short story.

He is widely considered one of the most important writers of the 20th century. Saramago grew up under the fascist Salazar dictatorship. How do her 22 pages affect your reading of the sections that come before? When I first tried to read this book in July, I had to stop after three pages, because I couldn't understand how it worked. Writing about the mentally enfeebled is, however, much like writing about young children, and almost no writer seems to get it down right. For example, they let us know which features and sections are most popular.

How do you read the coincidence of this with: 1 His being the one to open the parcel RL14; 86? The reader can "see into the minds" of eight patients "friends" as they are now referred to in what was apparently already a politically correct establishmentas well as that of the House Mother, following the same events through nine very different minds. Is the parcel itself a metaphor? First, what might this mean in general that this has been done? Beware: for now you know that if hurled as an epithet, Yahoo! Form: Regarding the 21 pages per character.


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