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The Hearing Trumpet

(1976)
A novel by

 
 
Leonora Carrington, the distinguished British-born Surrealist painter who now makes her home in Mexico City, is also a writer of extraordinary imagination and charm. Exact Change launched a program of reprinting her fiction with what is perhaps her best loved book. The Hearing Trumpet is the story of 92-year-old Marian Leatherby, who is given the gift of a hearing trumpet only to discover that what her family is saying is that she is to be committed to an institution. But this is an institution where the buildings are shaped like birthday cakes and igloos, where the Winking Abbess and the Queen Bee reign, and where the gateway to the underworld is open. It is also the scene of a mysterious murder. Occult twin to Alice in Wonderland, The Hearing Trumpet is a classic of fantastic literature that has been translated and celebrated throughout the world.

    

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Hardback Editions

May 1977 : UK Hardback
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Title: Hearing Trumpet
Author(s): Leonora Carrington
ISBN: 0-7100-8637-7 / 978-0-7100-8637-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul PLC
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October 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Hearing Trumpet
Author(s): Leonora Carrington, Pablo Weisz-Carrington
ISBN: 0-312-36575-6 / 978-0-312-36575-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Paperback Editions

February 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Hearing Trumpet
Author(s): Leonora Carrington
ISBN: 1-878972-19-7 / 978-1-878972-19-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Exact Change
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September 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Hearing Trumpet (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Leonora Carrington
ISBN: 0-14-118799-9 / 978-0-14-118799-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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November 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Hearing Trumpet (VMC)
Author(s): Leonora Carrington
ISBN: 1-85381-383-4 / 978-1-85381-383-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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September 1985 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Hearing Trumpet
Author(s): Leona Carrington
ISBN: 0-87286-169-4 / 978-0-87286-169-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: City Lights Books
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November 1977 : USA Paperback
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Title: Hearing Trumpet
Author(s): Leonora carrington
ISBN: 0-671-81837-6 / 978-0-671-81837-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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Audio Editions

September 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Leonora Carrington: The Hearing Trumpet [Sian Phillips] [Naxos Audiobooks: NA0312]
Author(s): Leonora Carrington
ISBN: 1-78198-138-8 / 978-1-78198-138-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
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July 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Hearing Trumpet
Author(s): Leonora Carrington
Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
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July 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Hearing Trumpet
Author(s): Leonora Carrington
Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
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July 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Hearing Trumpet
Author(s): Leonora Carrington
Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon UK