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The House Gun

by Gordimer, Nadine A

  • ISBN: 9780374173074
  • ISBN10: 0374173079

The House Gun

by Gordimer, Nadine A

  • List Price: $24.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
  • Publish date: 01/01/1998
  • ISBN: 9780374173074
  • ISBN10: 0374173079
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Description: A house gun, like a house cat: a fact of ordinary life, today. How else can you defend yourself against losing your hi-fi equipment, your TV set and computer?

The respected Executive Director of an insurance company, Harald, and his doctor wife, Claudia, are faced with something that could never happen to them: their son Duncan has committed murder, shooting dead the male partner in a couple with whom he had extraordinary relations.

What kind of loyalty do a mother and father owe a son who has committed the unimaginable horror? How could he have ignored the sanctity of human life? What have they done to influence his character; how have they failed him?

Nadine Gordimer's new novel is a passionate narrative of the complex manifestations of that final test of human relations we call love -- between lovers of all kinds, and parents and children. It moves with the restless pace of living itself; if it is a parable of present violence, it is also an affirmation of the will to reconciliation that starts where it must, between individual men and women.

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