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Fraud

Authors: Brookner, Anita
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000
ISBN: 9780307826268, Related ISBNs: 0307826260, 0394223292, 0517153785, 0679416064, 0679743081
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 268,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: At the heart of Anita Brookner's new novel lies a double mystery: What has happened to Anna Durrant, a solitary woman of a certain age who has disappeared from her London flat? And why has it taken four months for anyone to notice?

As Brookner reconstructs Anna's life and character through the eyes of her acquaintances, she gives us a witty yet ultimately devastating study of self-annihilating virtue while exposing the social, fiscal, and moral frauds that are the underpinnings of terrifying rectitude.
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