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Expensive People (Virago Modern Classics) Paperback – 3 Sep 1998

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Virago; New Ed edition (3 Sept. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1860494846
  • ISBN-13: 978-1860494840
  • Product Dimensions: 12.6 x 2.7 x 20 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,842,346 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Terrifying ... searing ... important (KIRKUS REVIEWS)

Cuts to the bone in its chilling effectiveness (PUBLISHERS WEEKLY)

You cannot put this book away after you have opened I t... hypnotic, fascinating and electrifying (DETROIT NEWS)

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First publication in Virago Modern Classics for one of Joyce Carol Oates' finest novels, an electrifying novel told from the view point of a precocious, pathological teenager.

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