The Headmaster's Wife

by Greene, Thomas Christopher
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ISBN: 9781250062338
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"Part of a grand literary tradition . . . Greene's plot has the tight, relentless pacing of a fine detective novel . . . Deeply felt . . . and utterly absorbing."--The Washington Post

Like his father before him, Arthur Winthrop is the headmaster of Vermont's elite Lancaster School. It is the place he feels has given him his life, but is also the site of his undoing as events spiral out of his control. Found wandering naked in Central Park, he begins to tell his story to the police, but his memories collide into one another, and the true nature of things, a narrative of love, of marriage, of family, and of a tragedy Arthur does not know how to address emerges. Luminous and atmospheric, bringing to life the tight-knit enclave of a quintessential New England boarding school, the novel is part mystery, part love story, and an exploration of the ties of place and family. Beautifully written and compulsively readable, The Headmaster's Wife stands as a moving elegy to the power of love as an antidote to grief.

  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Greene, Thomas Christopher
  • ISBN: 9781250062338
  • Condition: New
  • Dimensions: 8.10 x 0.80
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • Publication Year: 2015
Language: English

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