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Spanking the Maid

(1981)
A novel by

 
This novel tells the story of a master, his maid, and the irresistible ritual that binds them. Each morning the maid arrives in the master's bedroom with her cleaning paraphernalia, hoping to make this day's round of work the perfect one. Each morning, the master awakes from a half-remembered but recurring dream of knowledge and chastisement-the residue of which the maid, to her horror, finds each morning in his bed. And each day, the master can only notice the maid's failures and so must, in obedience to his "manual," administer her punishment, assuring her that it is an obligation to an ideal of a higher order that compels him, an obscure compulsion from which neither, seemingly, can escape.

 
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Hardback Editions

February 1987 : UK Hardback
Title: Spanking the Maid
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-434-14289-1 / 978-0-434-14289-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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May 1982 : USA Hardback
Title: Spanking the Maid
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-394-52561-2 / 978-0-7394-2079-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Pr
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June 1981 : USA Hardback
Title: Spanking the Maid (signed limited edition)
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-89723-023-X / 978-0-89723-023-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bruccoli-Clark Layman
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Paperback Editions

December 1997 : USA Paperback
Title: Spanking the Maid (Coover, Robert)
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-8021-3540-4 / 978-0-8021-3540-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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June 1988 : UK Paperback
Title: Spanking the Maid (Paladin Books)
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-586-08691-9 / 978-0-586-08691-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paladin
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March 1982 : USA Paperback
Title: Spanking the Maid
Author(s): Robert Coover
ISBN: 0-394-17971-4 / 978-0-394-17971-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Pr
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Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Spanking the Maid (Coover, Robert)
Author(s): Robert Coover
Publisher: Dzanc Books
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