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The Blue Bowl

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A haunting debut novel about a psychically shattered patrician New England family and one of its sons, implicated in the mysterious death of his alcoholic father.

The time is the 1990s. Simon Curtis, in his mid-thirties, is a painter ? a yearning, troubled loner still burdened with the unfinished business of childhood. He seeks refuge for the summer in his family’s house in
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Hardcover, 384 pages
Published March 30th 2004 by Knopf
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The pace is slow, but I love the writing. Minot really gets inside his characters' heads. A little dark, yes, yet I liked it.
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