Corrigan is at once a mordant comedy of manners and a very modern morality play. Since her husband's death, the increasingly frail Mrs. Blunt has had only her trips to his grave to look forward to. Her raucous housekeeper's conversation, and cooking, are best forgotten. Nadine, her daughter, is an infrequent, uneasy visitor. Then one day a charming, wheelchair-bound Irishman shows up at Mrs. Blunt's door in search of charitable contributions. Corrigan is an arch manipulator, Mrs. Blunt is his mark, and before long we ...

Corrigan 2002, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

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Corrigan 1986, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140077322

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Corrigan 1985, Viking Books

ISBN-13: 9780670804207

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