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Midsummer nights

Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2009.
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Published to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Glyndebourne Festival, this is an anthology of opera-inspired stories by some of the best writers of today: Anne Enright, Kate Atkinson, Andrew O'Hagan, Julie Myerson, Sebastian Barry are but a few of the names involved.
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Midsummer nights.
London : Quercus, 2009
(OCoLC)649307272
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Winterson
ISBN: 9781847248046 1847248047 1847248144 9781847248145
OCLC Number: 298599806
Description: 329 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction - Jeanette Winterson. First Lady of Song - Jackie Kay. Fidelio and Bess - Ali Smith. Freedom - Sebastian Barry. To Die For - Kate Atkinson. The Growler - Julie Myerson. The Ghost - Toby Litt. Nemo - Joanna Trollope. The Pearl Fishers - Colm Toibin. Key Note - Anne Enright. First Snow - Andrew O'Hagan. Midsummer Night at Glyndebourne - Posy Simmonds. Goldrush Girl - Jeanette Winterson. The Martyr - Ruth Rendell. String and Air - Lynne Truss. The Empty Seat - Paul Bailey. My Lovely Countess - Antonia Fraser. La Fille de Melisande - Kate Mosse. Now the Great Bear - - Andrew Motion. Forget My Fate - Marina Warner. The Albanians - Alexander McCall Smith. Notes on the Operas - Margaret Reynolds. About Glyndebourne. Notes on the Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Jeanette Winterson.
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An anthology of opera-inspired stories by the best writers of modern fiction published to celebrate the 75th anniversary of one of Britain's most extraordinary cultural institutions.  Read more...

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Lynne Truss's chilling little version of The Turn of the Screw is funny and pointed ... Kate Atkinson, who has the quasi-musical ability to write narrative voices in counterpoint, gives us a witty Read more...

 
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