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The woman in the wall by Patrice Kindl

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • Bashfulness -- Fiction.,
  • Emotional problems -- Fiction.,
  • Self-confidence -- Fiction.

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Because she suffers from extreme shyness, Anna retreats into herself and her secret rooms where she attempts to remain hidden from the outside world.

Edition Notes

StatementPatrice Kindl.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K5665 Wo 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL986479M
ISBN 100395830141
LC Control Number96024567

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  Julia O'Faolain was born in London in Her novel No Country for Young Men was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She was brought up in Cork and Dublin, educated in Paris and Rome and married an American historian in Florence. She lived for many years in the US, and now lives in Edition: Main. Anna is a shy, thin girl who is barely visible because she blends into the walls of her huge Victorian house. Her mother, older sister Andrea, and her younger sister Kirsty, barely pay any attention to her because she never likes to talk.   A girl becomes certain that the ghosts of her mother and other female relatives inhabit the walls of her family mansion. Lucy Acosta loves her aunt Penelope and her best friend, Penelope’s daughter and her cousin Margaret. One evening Penelope simply walks into the woods and : Amy Lukavics. This book had a very surreal feel to it. Anna is invisible to people outside her family. She is small enough to fit inside someone's purse. She is so shy that she never leaves her house and eventually goes so deeply into hiding that she ends up living within the walls of /5(6).

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