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Possession : a romance

Author: A S Byatt
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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As a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets uncover their letters, journals, & poems, & trace their movements from London to Yorkshire-and from spiritualist seances to the fairy-haunted far west of Brittany-an extraordinary counterpoint of passions & ideas emerges. An exhilarating novel of wit and romance, an intellectual mystery, and a triumphant love story. This tale of a pair of young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A S Byatt
ISBN: 0679735909 9780679735908
OCLC Number: 23652129
Description: 555 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: A.S. Byatt.
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As a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets uncover their letters, journals, & poems, & trace their movements from London to Yorkshire-and from spiritualist seances to the fairy-haunted far west of Brittany-an extraordinary counterpoint of passions & ideas emerges. An exhilarating novel of wit and romance, an intellectual mystery, and a triumphant love story. This tale of a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets became a huge bookseller favorite, and then on to national bestellerdom. Winner of England's Booker Prize, a coast-to-coast bestseller, and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is a novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and a triumphant love story. Revolving around a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets, Byatt creates a haunting counterpoint of passion and ideas.

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