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Midsummer nights

Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Short stories
Fiction
Anthologie
Short stories, English
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 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 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 Tóibín --
Key note / Anne Enright --
First snow / Andrew O'Hagan --
Midsummer night at Glyndebourne / Posy Simmonds --
Goldrush girl / Jeanette Winterson --
The martyr / Ruth Rendall --
String and air / Lynne Truss --
The empty seat / Paul Bailey --
My lovely countess / Antonia Fraser --
La fille de Mélisande / Kate Mosse --
Now the great bear / Andrew Motion --
Forget my fate / Marina Warner --
The Albanians / Alexander McCall Smith.
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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