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The Folks That Live On the Hill

The Folks That Live On the Hill

(1990)
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Harry Caldecote, former librarian, finds retirement anything but restful.

He expected the freedoms of age and of the 1980s. Instead, he gets something like bondage: responsibility for everyone he knows -- his grown children, his brother, even worse his sister, who arrives to keep house. How can Harry mount his amorous adventures with time and privacy shorn away?

Yet desire and duty, love and loyalty, are opposite sides of the same coin and in THE FOLKS THAT LIVE ON THE HILL Amis once again illuminates that irritating contradiction with characteristic wit and insight.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 1990 : USA Hardback
Title: The Folks That Live on the Hill
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0-671-70816-3 / 978-0-671-70816-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Summit Books
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March 1990 : UK Hardback
Title: The Folks That Live on the Hill
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0-09-174137-8 / 978-0-09-174137-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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Paperback Editions

June 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: The Folks That Live On The Hill (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0-14-119430-8 / 978-0-14-119430-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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March 1991 : UK Paperback
Title: The Folks That Live on the Hill
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0-14-010434-8 / 978-0-14-010434-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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February 1991 : UK Paperback
Title: Folks That Live on the Hill (New Portway Large Print Books)
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0-7451-7255-5 / 978-0-7451-7255-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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Audio Editions

January 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Folks That Live on the Hill
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
Publisher: AudioGO Ltd
Availability: Amazon   

March 1993 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Folks That Live On The Hill
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0-7366-2381-7 / 978-0-7366-2381-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

June 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Folks That Live On The Hill (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   



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