Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead

Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead

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Fiction. This is the story of the Willoweed family and the English village in which they live. It begins mid-flood, ducks swimming in the drawing-room windows, quacking their approval as they sail around the room. What about my rose beds? demands Grandmother Willoweed. Her son shouts down her ear-trumpet that the garden is submerged, dead animals everywhere, she will be lucky to get a bunch. Then the miller drowns himself...then the butcher slits his throat...and a series of gruesome deaths plagues the villagers. The newspaper asks, Who will be smitten by this fatal madness next? Through it all, Comyns' unique voice weaves a text as wonderful as it is horrible, as beautiful as it is cruel. Originally published in England in 1954, this overlooked small masterpiece is a twisted, tragicomic gem.

Book information

ISBN: 9780984469314
Publisher: Dorothy a Publishing Project
Imprint: Dorothy a Publishing Project
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 612g
Height: 175mm
Width: 137mm
Spine width: 23mm