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Loving Mephistopheles

Author: Miranda Miller
Publisher: London ; Chicago, Illinois : Peter Owen Publishers, 2007. ©2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jenny is a third-rate music-hall chanteuse living in Edwardian London. When she remarks to her mentor and lover Leo that she never wants to grow old, she is unwittingly making a pact with the Devil. Her contract to love him will reside at the Metaphysical Bank in High Street Kensington?forever. Leo has lived through thousands of years in numerous incarnations. As he gleefully exploits what 20th century London has to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miller, Miranda, 1950-
Loving Mephistopheles.
London ; Chicago, Illinois : Peter Owen Publishers, ©2007
285 pages
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miranda Miller
ISBN: 9780720614794 0720614791 9780720614787 0720614783 9780720614770 0720614775
OCLC Number: 874172439
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front cover; About the author and about this book; Praise; Title page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Prologue; Part 1: Jenny and Leo; Jenny Mankowitz; Leo; Jenny Manette; The Bargain; Eugenie; Virginia; Leo's War; Rapallo; London; George; Lizzie; Molly; On the Make; The Metaphysical Bank; Beautiful People; Femunculus; 1983; Leo in Love; Doors Open; A Modest Proposal; David; The Contract; A Child Is Given; More Accidents; Feelings; Leaving; Midnight; Part 2: Abbie in the Underworld; The Sandringham; Leo and David; The House in Phillimore Gardens; Sibyl; Down the Plughole; Lunch; Mothers. Lost ChildrenTime Bites; Abbie in Love; In the Bunker; Flashback; Part 3: An Island in the Moon; 2075; Organicists; Down to Earth; Genetic Love; Copyright; By the Same Author; Contacts page; Some authors; Back cover.
Responsibility: Miranda Miller.

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Jenny is a third rate music hall chanteuse living in 1920s London. When she remarks to her mentor and lover, Leo that she never wants to grow old, she is unwittingly making a pact with the Devil. Her  Read more...

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"Captures the incongruities of living in a foreign land."

 
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