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A plea for Eros

Author: Siri Hustvedt
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2006.
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Reflecting on life, love and literature, this is a collection of essays by the author of "What I Loved". Here, she addresses many of the themes explored in her novels - identity, sexual attraction, relationships, family, mental illness, the power of the imagination, a sense of belonging, and mortality.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siri Hustvedt
ISBN: 0340839783 9780340839782
OCLC Number: 62307437
Description: 228 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Siri Hustvedt.

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'She strides across these pages: a 6ft tall Amazonian New Yorker...by whom we are at once riveted and faintly disconcerted...Hustvedt is a lucid writer, whose spare, elegant prose wears lightly its Read more...

 
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