Texbook download Beasts (English Edition) Joyce Carol Oates 9780786711031

Beasts

Beasts

by Joyce Carol Oates

Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780786711031
Pages: 160
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 4 Mb
Date posting: 2020-04-06
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A young woman tumbles into a nightmare of decadent desire and corrupted innocence in a superb novella of suspense from National Book Award–winner Joyce Carol Oates. Art and arson, the poetry of D. H. Lawrence and pulp pornography, hero-worship and sexual debasement, totems and taboos mix and mutate into a startling, suspenseful tale of how a sunny New England college campus descends into a lurid nightmare. "A small gem.... Oates does not disappoint, nor does she waste a word."—The Washington Post Book World Oates often takes on sensational subject matter ... yet rarely has she done so with the churningly quiet understatement of ... Beasts."—Los Angeles Times "A cunning fusion of Gothic ...