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The parson

Author: Anna Kavan
Publisher: New York : Peter Owen Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Parson was not published in Anna Kavan's lifetime, but found after her death in manuscript form. Thought to have been written between the mid 50s and early 60s, it presages, through its undertones and imagery, some of Kavan's last and most enduring fiction (such as Ice). It was published finally, to wide acclaim, by Peter Owen in 1995. The Parson of the title is not a cleric, but an upright young army officer so  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kavan, Anna.
Parso n.
New York : Peter Owen Publishers, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Kavan
ISBN: 9780720617092 072061709X 9780720617108 0720617103
OCLC Number: 886108731
Description: 1 online resource (134 pages)
Responsibility: Anna Kavan.

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The Parson was not published in Anna Kavan's lifetime, but found after her death in manuscript form. Thought to have been written between the mid 50s and early 60s, it presages, through its undertones and imagery, some of Kavan's last and most enduring fiction (such as Ice). It was published finally, to wide acclaim, by Peter Owen in 1995. The Parson of the title is not a cleric, but an upright young army officer so nicknamed for his apparent prudishness. On leave in his native homeland, he meets a rich and beguiling beauty, the woman of his dreams. The days that the Parson spends with R.

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