book cover of Sweet Days of Discipline

Sweet Days of Discipline

(1991)
A novel by

 
 
On the heels of I Am the Brother of XX and These Possible Lives, here is Jaeggy's fabulously witchy first book in English, with a new Peter Mendelsund cover

A novel about obsessive love and madness set in postwar Switzerland, Fleur Jaeggy's eerily beautiful novel begins innocently enough: "At fourteen I was a boarder in a school in the Appenzell." But there is nothing innocent here. With the off-handed remorselessness of a young Eve, the narrator describes her potentially lethal designs to win the affections of Frederique, the apparently perfect new girl. In Tim Parks' consummate translation (with its "spare, haunting quality of a prose poem," TLS), Sweet Days of Discipline is a peerless, terrifying, and gorgeous work.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Used availability for Fleur Jaeggy's Sweet Days of Discipline

Hardback Editions

June 1991 : UK Hardback

Title: Sweet Days of Discipline
Author(s): Fleur Jaeggy
ISBN: 0-434-37057-6 / 978-0-434-37057-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Paperback Editions

October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sweet Days of Discipline
Author(s): Fleur Jaeggy
ISBN: 0-8112-2903-3 / 978-0-8112-2903-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Directions
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February 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sweet Days of Discipline
Author(s): Fleur Jaeggy
ISBN: 1-911508-18-0 / 978-1-911508-18-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: And Other Stories
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May 1993 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sweet Days of Discipline: Novel (New Directions Paperbook, 758)
Author(s): Fleur Jaeggy
ISBN: 0-8112-1235-1 / 978-0-8112-1235-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Directions
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Kindle Editions

October 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Sweet Days of Discipline
Author(s): Fleur Jaeggy
Publisher: New Directions
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February 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sweet Days of Discipline
Author(s): Fleur Jaeggy
Publisher: And Other Stories
Availability: Amazon UK