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Celebrated British novelist David Lodge is a two-time finalist for the Booker Prize and winner of the Whitbread Award. Deaf Sentence finds linguistics professor Desmond Bates forced into an early retirement by hearing loss. While at a noisy party, Bates politely says yes to a question he can’t quite hear. Soon, he learns he’s agreed to supervise a dangerously sexy undergrad on her suicide note research.
©2008 David Lodge (P)2008 W.F.Howes Ltd
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“Another wise, witty look at the human condition from Lodge.” ( Kirkus Reviews)
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