The Vet's Daughter combines shocking realism with a visionary edge. The vet lives with his bedridden wife and shy daughter Alice in a sinister London suburb. He works constantly, captive to a strange private fury, and treats his family with brutality and contempt. After his wife's death, the vet takes up with a crass, needling woman who tries to refashion Alice in her own image. And yet as Alice retreats ever deeper into a dream world, she discovers an extraordinary secret power of her own. Harrowing and haunting, like an ...

The Vet's Daughter 2003, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590170298

Trade paperback

The Vet's Daughter 2001, Chivers Audio Books, Bath

ISBN-13: 9780754005346

Audiobook cassette

The Vet's Daughter 1987, Trafalgar Square Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780860681632



The Vet's Daughter 1981, Dial Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385271905

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