Télécharger le livre :  The Shadow of the Sun

It is the height of summer. After she is expelled from boarding school, Anna Severell returns to the strict, orderly house of her father, a celebrated novelist. The family is soon joined by Oliver Canning, a talented young academic who urges her to take control of her...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-02-25

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Télécharger le livre :  A Whistling Woman

It is 1968 and Frederica Potter is surprised to find herself embarking on a new career in television. While she endeavours to navigate this fast-paced and occasionally bewildering industry, her lover John takes up a post working with a pair of unusual scientists. Yet in...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-02-25
Collection : The Frederica Potter Novels
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Télécharger le livre :  The Virgin in the Garden

In Yorkshire, the Potter family are preparing to celebrate Elizabeth II’s arrival on the throne. Its three youngest members, however, are preoccupied with other matters. Stephanie has grown tired of their overbearing father and resolves to marry the local curate....
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-02-25
Collection : The Frederica Potter Novels
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Télécharger le livre :  Still Life

Frederica Potter arrives at Cambridge University greedy for knowledge, sex and love. It isn’t long before she becomes infatuated with a mysterious and controlling poet. Back in Yorkshire, her sister Stephanie abandons academia and is confronted with the boredom and...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-02-25
Collection : The Frederica Potter Novels
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Télécharger le livre :  Babel Tower

After her husband becomes violent, Frederica Potter flees with her young son to London. There, she secures a teaching position in an art school, and finds herself surrounded by painters and poets with dreams of rebellion. Then Frederica meets Jude Mason, the strange and...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-02-25
Collection : The Frederica Potter Novels
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Télécharger le livre :  Unruly Times

Unruly Times is a superlative portrait of the relationship between Wordsworth and Coleridge, and a fascinating exploration of the Romantic Movement and the dramatic events that shaped it. With a novelist's insight and eye for detail, A. S. Byatt brings alive this...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-12-27

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Télécharger le livre :  Degrees Of Freedom

First published in 1965, A.S. Byatt's Degrees of Freedom examined the first eight novels of Iris Murdoch, identifying freedom as a central theme in all of them, and looking at Murdoch's interest in the relations between art and goodness, master and slave, and the novel...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-12-27

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Télécharger le livre :  The Djinn In The Nightingale's Eye

A S Byatt's fairy tales and fables are among the best-loved features of her fiction. Innumerable readers have asked for the two marvellous fairy tales in POSSESSION - 'The Glass Coffin' and 'Gode's Tale' of the Breton Naie des Trepasses - to be published seperately....
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-10-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Elementals

In the same delectable format as The Matisse Stories, this collection deals with betrayal and loyalty, quests and longings, loneliness and passion - the mysterious absences at the heart of the fullest lives. A scholar pursues an elusive biographer, stumbling upon buried...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-10-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Passions Of The Mind

In Passions of the Mind, A.S. Byatt writes as an artist and scholar taking the reader on a journey of discovery as she explores the ideas, images and attitudes to language underpinning some of her own fiction, and also the work of Great Victorians and a varied range of...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-10-26

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  On Histories And Stories

In her powerful opening essays - 'Fathers', 'Forefathers' and 'Ancestors' - A. S. Byatt considers the renaissance of the historical novel and discusses particularly the novel of wartime experience; the surprising variety of distant pasts that British writers have...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-10-22

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Télécharger le livre :  Portraits In Fiction

Portraits seem the opposite of fiction, fixed in time and space, not running with the curve of a story or a life. Yet since the birth of the novel, writers have been fascinated by portraits as icons, as motifs, as images of character and evocations of past time. A. S....
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-10-22

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Télécharger le livre :  Memory

This fascinating anthology introduces us to a wide range of arguments on the subject of memory, the thread that holds our lives, and our history, together. Arranged in themed sections, the book includes specially commissioned essays by the editors and by writers with...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-10-22

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Télécharger le livre :  The Little Black Book Of Stories

A new collection of stories from A. S. Byatt is always a winner, and this one takes an unexpected turn, bringing shivers as well as delights. Leaves rustle underfoot in a dark wood: two middle-aged women walk into a forest, as they did when they were girls, confronting...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-10-16

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Télécharger le livre :  The Matisse Stories

Each story is in some way inspired by a painting of Henri Matisse, each is also about the intimate connection between seeing and feeling -- about the ways in which a glance we meant to be casual may suddenly call forth the deepest reserves of our being.Their subjects'...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-10-16

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Télécharger le livre :  Sugar And Other Stories

It should come as no surprise that short stories by the author of the magical Possession are populated by erudite paranoiacs, witches, changelings, and the ghost of a dead child. A S Byatt's short fictions explore the fragile ties between generations, the dizzying abyss...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-10-15

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Télécharger le livre :  Peacock and Vine

This ravishing book opens a window onto the lives, designs, and passions of two charismatic artists. Born a generation apart, they were seeming opposites: Mariano Fortuny, a Spanish aristocrat thrilled by the sun-baked cultures of Crete and Knossos; William Morris, a...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2016-07-07

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11,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Possession

Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a triumphant love story. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars investigating the lives of two Victorian poets. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2012-03-31

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Télécharger le livre :  Raw Material (Storycuts)

A downtrodden creative writing teacher despairs at the efforts of his students, at turns nakedly autobiographical or fanciful beyond reason. When an elderly lady begins submitting work in accordance with his 'write what you know' directive, his enthusiasm for the craft...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

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Télécharger le livre :  The Thing in the Forest (Storycuts)

Leaves rustle underfoot in a dark wood: two little girls, extracted from their homes in wartime London, encounter something terrifying in a forest. Later when they meet as grown women, they realise the experience has coloured their lives. A dark tale about the nature of...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

Format(s) : ePub
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