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The Blind Assassin

Virago , 2012

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The Blind Assassin opens with these simple, resonant words: "Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge." They are spoken by Iris, whose terse account of her sister"s death in 1945 is followed by an inquest report proclaiming the death accidental. But just...

Tipping the Velvet

Virago , 2006

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A saucy, sensuous and multi-layered historical romance, "Tipping the Velvet" follows the glittering career of Nan King -oyster girl turned music-hall star turned rent boy turned East End "torn".

White Oleander

Virago , 2000

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As Astrid bumps from trailer park to tract house to Hollywood bungalow, White Oleander uncoils her existential anxieties. "Who was I, really?" she asks. "I was the sole occupant of my mother"s totalitarian state, my own personal history rewritten to fit the story she was telling...

Rebecca

Virago , 2009

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Working as a lady"s companion, the heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Her future looks bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Max de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. She accepts, but whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to...

The Infernal World of Branwell Bronte

Virago , 2006

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A poignant portrait of the unknown Bronte. As a bold and gifted child, Branwell Bronte’s promise seemed boundless to the three adoring sisters over whom his rule was complete. But as an adult, the precocious flame of genius flickered and burned low. With neither the strength nor the resources to...

In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination

Virago , 2011

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"In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination" is Margaret Atwood"s account of her lifelong relationship with the literary form we have come to know as "science fiction", from her days as a child reader in the 1940s, through her time at Harvard, where she studied the...

Fear: A Cultural History

Virago , 2006

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Nightmares about the end of the world have always plague humanity, but the particular horrors of the modern age, from th trenches to mass extermination and the nuclear-inspired fears of the 1950s onwards, were a poignant contrast to the widespread optimism of the early 1900s. This important...

What it Means to be Human

Virago , 2011

В 1 магазине по цене 1800

Elegant, readable and gripping… Joanna Bourke argues that how society views rape goes to the heart of who we are and how we define our most intimate interactions.

Towards Another Summer

Virago , 2008

В 1 магазине по цене 1127

The Southern Cross cuts through my heart instead of through the sky" Grace Cleave is spending a weekend away from London, where she has been battling with writer"s block. But on holiday in the north of England she feels more and more like a migratory bird as the pull of her native New...



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