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The luminous life of Lilly Aphrodite

Author: Beatrice Colin
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A literary historical novel about an orphan girl's journey from poverty to film stardom, set against the grand backdrop of World War I Berlin, the cabaret era, the run-up to World War II, and the innovations in art and industry that accompanied it all.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colin, Beatrice.
Luminous life of Lilly Aphrodite.
London : John Murray, 2008
(OCoLC)761334446
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beatrice Colin
ISBN: 9780719520716 0719520711 9780719524028 0719524024 9781848540316 1848540310
OCLC Number: 251415248
Notes: Published with the title The glimmer palace: New York : Riverhead Books, ©2008.
Awards: Shortlisted for Galaxy British Book Awards: Richard and Judy's Best Read of the Year 2009.
Description: 404 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Beatrice Colin.

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This novel tells the story of an orphaned daughter of a cabaret dancer and her rise from poverty and anonymity to film stardom, all set against the rise and fall of Berlin, the background of WWI, the  Read more...

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5 star literary novel

by AnnetteDunlea (WorldCat user published 2009-08-30) Excellent Permalink
<h2 class="title">The Luminous Life of Lilly Aphrodite is a bestselling literary novel by Beatrice Colin. It is a paperback published by John Murray and its ISBN is 1848540310. It is so well written it is a pleasure to read and it is full of historical content of 20th century Germany and the...
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