Michael Lamb is a Father questioning his calling, in a Reform School in Ireland. When young epileptic runaway Eoin is sent to the school...
In an effort to apply his theories of criminal reformation, a psychiatrist gives refuge to a handsome crook. The thief and the doctor's wife fall in love and make plans of their own.
This is the story of a very free-spirited Russian girl, a dutiful and skeptical American reporter, and the improbable love they shared. It is also an intimate portrait of the curious country that sparked their love and made it impossible. The tragic tale is not merely a delightful read but also a classic of its kind. In The Girl From Petrovka, writes The New Yorker magazine, Feifer has written the only good American novel about modern Russian life that I can remember Oktyabrina Matvyeva joins the ranks of memorableand heroicwomen of modern fiction.
Digby consumes a bowl of Project X, a liquid growth formula. Soon, he becomes a sheepdog of gigantic size!