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Large print:Eileen Eileen
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Author: Moshfegh, Ottessa
Language: English
Media class: Large print
Classification: FICTION
Category: Fiction
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781444834444
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Standard print edition originally published: London: Vintage, 2016.
Additional information: 342 pages (large print) ; 23 cm (pbk)
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Paperback:Eileen:2016.
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The Christmas season offers little cheer for Eileen Dunlop, an unassuming yet disturbed young woman trapped between her role as her alcoholic father's carer in his squalid home and her day job as a secretary at the boys' prison, filled with its own quotidian horrors. Consumed by resentment and self-loathing, Eileen tempers her dreary days with perverse fantasies and dreams of escaping to the big city. In the meantime, she fills her nights and weekends with shoplifting, stalking a handsome prison guard named Randy, and cleaning up her increasingly deranged father's messes. When the beautiful, charismatic Rebecca Saint John arrives on the scene as the new counsellor at the prison, Eileen is enchanted and unable to resist what appears to be a miraculously budding friendship.

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A remarkable book, I would recommend as you will not have read anything like Eileen.
15/11/18
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