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Dear thief

Samantha Harvey

Dear thief

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations),
  • Female friendship,
  • Fiction

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    Dear Thief is a letter to an old friend, a song, a jewel, and a continuously surprising triangular love story. Samantha Harvey writes with a dazzling blend of fury and beauty about the need for human connection and the brutal velnerability that need exposes.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSamantha Harvey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6108.A7875 D43 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 pages
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27168374M
    ISBN 101937894460
    ISBN 109781937894467
    LC Control Number2014945997
    OCLC/WorldCa875239970


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A senior lecturer at Bath Spa University, her fiction has appeared in Granta and on BBC Radio 4. She lives in Bath, England. Dear Thief (Folio Prize Nominee) by Samantha Harvey.

Random House UK, Vintage Publishing | General Fiction (Adult) was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction and for the Guardian First Book Prize.

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You could also read our review of Harvey’s earlier novel The Wilderness.