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The woman watching

Author: Paola Capriolo
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An Italian actor early this century is smitten by the admiration of a woman in the audience. The whole thing goes to his head and leads to his ruin. By the author of Floria Tosca.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paola Capriolo
ISBN: 1852425202 9781852425203
OCLC Number: 40068355
Language Note: Translation of: La spettatrice.
Notes: Originally published in Italian as La spettartrice: Milanou.
Description: 214 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Spettatrice.
Responsibility: Paola Capriolo ; translated by Liz Heron.

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Vulpius, a much-admired young actor in a provincial theatre company, develops an obsession with an unknown spectator whose gaze seems only for him, at first kindling fresh fervour in his mastery of  Read more...

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