Fate of Mary Rose by Caroline Blackwood

The Fate of Mary Rose by Caroline Blackwood. 1981 Summit Books, first U.S. edition, 208 pages. Blackwood was a British-Irish novelist, born in London, but raised in the family mansion in Northern Ireland. She was married to Lucien Freud and Robert Lowell. According to the New York Times obituary: "British critics noted the 'brilliant irony' and 'rather brilliant bitchiness' of her writing, comparing it with the work of Muriel Spark and Iris Murdoch, among others." The Fate of Mary Rose is an thriller about a mother who becomes obsessed with her daughter.

Condition: Jacket in good condition with some chips, book in good condition, lean to spine.

"She was dead before I became aware of her existence."

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