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Possession

Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to...

Possession : a romance —Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-

The novel traces a pair of young academics, Roland Michell and Maud Bailey, as they uncover a clandestine love affair between two long-dead Victorian poets. Interwoven in a mesmerizing pastiche are love letters and fair...

Peacock & vine : Fortuny and Morris in life and at work —Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936- author.

Born a generation apart, they were apparent opposites: Fortuny a Spanish aristocrat, thrilled by the sun-baked cultures of Crete and Knossos; Morris the British bourgeois, in thrall to the myths of the North. Yet both me...

A whistling woman —Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-

While standing on its own as a novel, this is the conclusion of the "Frederica Quartet" that began with "Virgin in the garden", "Still life" and "Babel Tower". While Frederica works in London, events in Yorkshire will th...

The biographer's tale —Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-
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2010

The story of a disenchanted postgraduate student who decides to study "the messiness of real life" by writing a biography of a great biographer. Everywhere he looks he finds fragments and gaps: disconnected type-scripts,...

The djinn in the nightingale's eye five fairy stories —Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-
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2010

A djinn is trapped in a bottle made of glass known as "nightingale's eye", until the day an English woman frees him, unleashing his strength and discovering her own. This story forms the centrepiece to a collection of fa...

The game a novel —Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-
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2010

Two sisters, children of Quaker parents, living in a secluded part of Northumberland, create an imaginary world that covers deep antagonism. 1967.

The biographer's tale —Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2010

The story of a disenchanted postgraduate student who decides to study "the messiness of real life" by writing a biography of a great biographer. Everywhere he looks he finds fragments and gaps: disconnected type-scripts,...

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