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The passion.

Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, "The Passion" intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: Henri, a simple French soldier, and Villanelle, the daughter of a Venetian boatmen, who has lost her heart to a married noblewoman and who wanders the Western world to retrieve it.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Winterson
ISBN: 0802135226 9780802135223
OCLC Number: 219860922
Description: 160 pages ; 21 cm

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