Vacant Possession

Vacant Possession

Book - 2000
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A dark and uproarious tale of revenge.

Ten years have passed since Muriel Axon did her ma in, ten years of living in a mental asylum. But Muriel has not forgotten her welfare worker, Isabel, or her neighbor, Colin. Nor has she forgiven. There are still scores to be settled-and vengeance to be wreaked. In a novel that is wildly funny and daringly wicked, Mantel brings the full force of her black humor to bear on a cast of characters that is by turns wacky and malevolent. As Muriel dons disguises to get back at the world that imprisoned her, we follow a trail that is wonderfully macabre with enough twists and turns to qualify this book as a thriller.
Publisher: New York : H. Holt and Co., 2000
Edition: 1st owl book ed
ISBN: 9780805062717
0805062718
Branch Call Number: F Man

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multcolib_susannel Feb 02, 2016

Muriel's talent for impersonation comes in handy when she goes to work for the man who knows she killed her mother.

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mudflapflossy
Mar 01, 2012

This sequel to “Every Day Is Mothers Day” is even bleaker than the 1st book! What is it that compels me to read about characters which I feel no connection or sympathy for? To call it humour is a stretch, it’s a strange & fascinating story well worth the reading time (but do read the "Every Day is Mother's Day" 1st

ser_library Jul 26, 2010

too many underdeveloped female characters : after skimming to the end i asked who is Sylvia

funny but the coincidences overwhelmed me and i skipped the last 3rd, but reading the last chapter not caring about the macabre resolution

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