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The Dumb House

The Dumb House

(1997)
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As a child, Luke's mother often tells him the story of the Dumb House, an experiment on newborn babies raised in silence, designed to test the innateness of language. As Luke grows up, his interest in language and the delicate balance of life and death leads to amateur dissections of small animals - tiny hearts revealed still pumping, as life trickles away. But as an adult, following the death of his mother, Luke's obsession deepens, resulting in a haunting and bizarre experiment on Luke's own children.

 
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Paperback Editions

August 2015 : UK Paperback
Title: The Dumb House (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): John Burnside
ISBN: 1-78487-011-0 / 978-1-78487-011-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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June 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: The Dumb House
Author(s): John Burnside
ISBN: 0-09-954652-3 / 978-0-09-954652-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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June 1998 : UK Paperback
Title: The Dumb House
Author(s): John Burnside
ISBN: 0-09-958271-6 / 978-0-09-958271-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 1997 : UK Paperback
Title: The Dumb House
Author(s): John Burnside
ISBN: 0-224-04207-6 / 978-0-224-04207-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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Kindle Editions

December 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Dumb House (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): John Burnside
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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