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Here, Away From It All
Maryann Forrest
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Here, Away From It All

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191 pages
Published 1972 by Mayflower (first published 1969)
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Brent Legault
Jan 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book (and its author) seemed, at first glance, to have the aura of a forgotten gem that needed only a bit of dusting off and mild polishing to make into a modern dazzler. Even at second glance, I could see it (and its author) being republished (to moderate acclaim) by NYRB Classics with an evocative and contextual foreword by, say, Kelly Link or Ottessa Moshfegh.

It's an odd novel, though conventional in form, style, and subject matter -- despite that it succeeds in depicting every social ta
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