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The Djinn in the nightingale's eye : five fairy stories

Author: A S Byatt
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1997?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A collection of fairy tales for adults. The title novella is on a middle-aged Englishwoman attending a writers' conference in Turkey. She picks up an antique bottle and as she is washing it a djinn appears, offering to grant her three wishes. She asks for a younger body, then requests he make love to her.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Byatt, A.S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-
Djinn in the nightingale's eye.
New York : Random House, [1997?]
(OCoLC)603632920
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A S Byatt
ISBN: 0679420088 9780679420088
OCLC Number: 35723663
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus ... 1994"--Title page verso.
Description: ix, 274 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The glass coffin --
Gode's story --
The story of the eldest princess --
Dragons' breath --
The Djinn in the nightingale's eye.
Responsibility: A.S. Byatt.

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A collection of fairy tales for adults. The title novella is on a middle-aged Englishwoman attending a writers' conference in Turkey. She picks up an antique bottle and as she is washing it a djinn appears, offering to grant her three wishes. She asks for a younger body, then requests he make love to her.

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