A Heart So White

A Heart So White

eBook - 2013 | Vintage International ed.
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Juan knows little of the interior life of his father Ranz; but when Juan marries, he begins to consider the past anew, and begins to ponder what he doesn't really want to know. Secrecy--its possible convenience, its price, and even its civility--hovers throughout the novel. A heart so white becomes a sort of anti-detective story of human nature. Intrigue; the sins of the father; the fraudulent and the genuine; marriage and strange repetitions of violence: Marias elegantly sends shafts of inquisitory light into shadows and onto the costs of ambivalence.
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2013.
Edition: Vintage International ed.
ISBN: 9780307951076
0307951073
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: Costa, Margaret Jull
Summary: Juan knows little of the interior life of his father Ranz; but when Juan marries, he begins to consider the past anew, and begins to ponder what he doesn't really want to know. Secrecy--its possible convenience, its price, and even its civility--hovers throughout the novel. A heart so white becomes a sort of anti-detective story of human nature. Intrigue; the sins of the father; the fraudulent and the genuine; marriage and strange repetitions of violence: Marias elegantly sends shafts of inquisitory light into shadows and onto the costs of ambivalence.

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May 24, 2016

Actually a 2012 publication.

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