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The hearing trumpet

Leonora Carrington

The hearing trumpet

by Leonora Carrington

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLeonora Carrington ; ill. by Pablo Weisz-Carrington.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.C3186 He3, PR6053.A6965 He3
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4878698M
LC Control Number76006532

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In her introduction to The Hearing Trumpet author Ali Smith wonders if the decision to write a story with such an elderly narrator and characters was “a reaction against Carrington’s Surrealist objectification as astonishingly gifted child-woman”. Leonora Carrington (), the distinguished British-born Surrealist painter who made her home in Mexico City, was also a writer of extraordinary imagination and charm, and The Hearing Trumpet is perhaps her best loved book. It tells the story of year-old Marian Leatherby, who is given the gift of a hearing trumpet only to discover that her family has been plotting to have her.


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Leonora Carrington () was a British born Surrealist painter and writer described, alongside people such as Pablo Picasso and Joan Miro, as one of the leading lights of the Surrealist movement.

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A romp among the senile and, if you buy that, an alleged triumph of age over youth and institutions. The trumpet of the title, a gift to year-old Marian Leatherby from a psychic friend, enables the deaf grandmother to eavesdrop on her hostile family and hear their plans to unload her.

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