Blood Oranges (New Directions Paperbook) (Paperback)

By John Hawkes

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811200615, 284pp.

Publication Date: April 17, 1972

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Yet no synopsis or comparison can convey the novel's lyric comedy or, indeed, its sinister power sinister because of the strength of will Cyril exerts over his wife, his mistress, his wife's reluctant lover; lyric, since he is also a sex-singer" in the land where music is the food of love.