Recital of the Dog (Paperback)

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In classic works such as Hurlyburly and Streamers, David Rabe's depictions of violence and the dark side of the human psyche have won him widespread acclaim. In Recital of the Dog, a painter who has left urban chaos for the country soon finds his hopes of tranquillity shattered by a marauding intruder-a dog that torments his small herd of cows. Desperate to restore order to his world, the man shoots the dog, unwittingly unleashing a nightmare on himself. This is a tale of creation and destruction, crime and punishment, rife with insight and black comedy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780802136589
ISBN-10: 0802136583
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: February 4th, 2000
Pages: 308
Language: English