The Illness Lesson

The Illness Lesson Stunningly Good A Brainy Page Turner That S Gorgeous And Frightening In Equal Measure The Illness Lesson Dazzled Me Leni Zumas, Author Of Red ClocksSarah Waters Meets Red Clocks In This Searing Novel, Set At An All Girl School In Th Century, Massachusetts, Which Probes The Timeless Question Who Gets To Control A Woman S Body And Why, By A Writer Who Is Wickedly Sharp Eyed, Wholly Unpredictable, And Wholly Engaging Joyce Carol Oates The Year Is In Ashwell, Massachusetts, At The Farm Of Samuel Hood And His Daughter Caroline, A Mysterious Flock Of Red Birds Descends Samuel, Whose Fame As A Philosopher Has Waned In Recent Years, Takes The Birds Appearance As An Omen That The Time Is Ripe For His Newest Venture He Will Start A School For Young Women, Guiding Their Intellectual Development As He Has So Carefully Guided His Daughter S Despite Caroline S Misgivings, Samuel S Vision Revolutionary, As Always Noble, As Always Full Of Holes, As Always Takes ShapeIt S Not Long Before The Students Begin To Manifest Bizarre Symptoms Rashes, Fits, Headaches, Verbal Tics, Night Wanderings In Desperation, The School Turns To The Ministering Of A Sinister Physician Based On A Real Historic Treatment Just As Caroline S Body, Too, Begins Its Betrayal As The Girls Conditions Worsens, Long Buried Secrets Emerge, And Caroline Must Confront The All Male, All Knowing Authorities Around Her, The Ones Who Insist The Voices Of The Sufferers Are Unreliable In Order To Save Herself, Caroline May Have To Destroy Everything She S Ever KnownWritten In Intensely Vivid Prose And Brimming With Psychological Insight, The Illness Lesson Is A Powerful Exploration Of Women S Bodies, Women S Minds, And The Time Honored Tradition Of Doubting Both

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • The Illness Lesson
  • Clare Beams
  • 08 October 2017
  • 9780385544665