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The Corrections, Paperback / softback Book

The Corrections Paperback / softback

Part of the 4th Estate Matchbook Classics series

Paperback / softback

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A brilliantly perceptive and moving novel, that announced Jonathan Franzen as one of our greatest living writers. One of the ten books - novels, memoirs and one very unusual biography - that make up our Matchbook Classics' series, a stunningly redesigned collection of some of the best loved titles on our backlist. After fifty years as a wife and mother, Enid Lambert is ready to have some fun.

Unfortunately, her husband Alfred is losing his sanity, and their children have long since fled for the catastrophes of their own lives.

As Alfred's condition worsens and the Lamberts are forced to face their secrets and failures, Enid sets her heart on one last family Christmas. Bringing the old world of civic virtue and sexual inhibition into violent collision with the era of hands-off parenting, do-it-yourself mental healthcare and globalised greed, The Corrections established Jonathan Franzen as one of the most brilliant interpreters of the American soul.

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