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Envy [electronic resource] : A Novel. Kathryn Harrison.

Harrison, Kathryn. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307430939 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2007.

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Summary, etc.: Will has a good sex life--with the woman he married. So why then is he increasingly plagued by violent erotic fantasies that, were they to break out of his imagination and into the real world, have the power to destroy not only his family but his career? He's about to lose his grip when he attends a college reunion and there discovers evidence of a past sexual betrayal, one serious enough that it threatens to overpower the present, even as it offers a key to Will's dangerous obsessions.Hypnotic, beautifully written, this mesmerizing novel by "an extremely gifted writer" (San Francisco Chronicle) explores the corrosive effect of evil--and how painful psychological truths long buried within a family can corrupt the present and, through courage and understanding, lead to healing and renewal. "Like Scheherezade in the grip of a fever dream, Kathryn Harrison . . . has written one of those rare books, in language of unparalleled beauty, that affirm the holiness of life," said...
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Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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