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A book for all and none

Author: Clare Morgan
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One crisp, clear day, across a cobbled Oxford street, Raymond Greatorex catches sight of Beatrice Kopus. Raymond, a brilliant but ageing don whose specialty is Nietzsche, has withdrawn into a lonely world of scholarship. Beatrice is in Oxford researching Virginia Woolf, and distancing herself from her husband, Walter. When Beatrice reappears in Raymond's life, they embark on a love affair. Beatrice becomes convinced  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Lou Andreas-Salomé; Virginia Woolf; Lou Andreas-Salomé; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Morgan
ISBN: 0297863738 9780297863731
OCLC Number: 698587164
Awards: Shortlisted for Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2012.
Description: 361 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Clare Morgan.

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'a wonderfully constructed edifice; ideas, possibilities, emotions, dreams bounce and echo from one to another, creating a subtle meditation on the limitations of and the potential for love and Read more...

 
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