MY DARK VANESSA. by Russell, Kate Elizabeth.

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MY DARK VANESSA.

Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2020). SIGNED first edition - The author's controversial first novel, the story of a woman forced to look back at her relationship with an English teacher when she was fifteen, after another student has accused him of sexual abuse, In her review in the NY Times, Kate Roiphe said "It is difficult to write about this subject without falling into predictable tropes or clichŽs, but Russell manages a brutal originality. In an era of neat furious accounts of victimhood, this novel stands out for elusiveness, its exceedingly complex, inventive, resourceful examination of harm and power." SIGNED on the title page. 368 pp.

Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps. An uncommon advance issue, especially signed.

Book ID: 80638
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