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Title:
Night-gaunts and other tales of suspense
Author:
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.
Uniform Title:
Short stories. Selections
Edition:
[Large print ed.]
Publication Information:
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
Physical Description:
391 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Summary:
"This gorgeously eerie collection of six stories explores the deepest entwining of lust and repulsion, creation and dissolution, Eros and Thanatos"--

Reveling in the uncanny, Oates' short stories stand at the crossroads of sex, violence, and longing-- and asks us to interrogate the intersection of these impulses within ourselves. -- from back cover
General Note:
Regular print version previously published by: Grove Atlantic, Inc.
Language:
English
Contents:
The woman in the window -- The long-legged girl -- Sign of the beast -- The experimental subject -- Walking wounded -- Night-gaunts.
ISBN:
9781683249085
Format :
Book

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A woman, naked except for her high-heeled shoes, seated in front of the window in an apartment she cannot afford. In this exquisitely tense narrative reimagining of Edward Hopper's Eleven A.M., 1926, the reader enters the minds of both the woman and her married lover, each consumed by alternating thoughts of disgust and arousal, as he rushes, amorously, murderously, to her door.