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Zuleika Dobson, or, An Oxford love story

Author: Max Beerbohm, Sir; Douglas Cleverdon; George Him
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, ©1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... 'Zuleika Dobson' is a very special sort of book ... for which ... one must cultivate a taste. It is a book which it is utterly impossible to compare with any other book ... In no other book will you find a beautiful young lady who is at the same time a professional magician and the granddaughter of the Warden of Judas College, Oxford; in no other book will you find the entire student body of a great university  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956.
Zuleika Dobson; or, An Oxford love story.
New York, Heritage Press [1960]
(OCoLC)609530189
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Beerbohm, Sir; Douglas Cleverdon; George Him
OCLC Number: 1064173
Description: xvi, 277 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Zuleika Dobson
Oxford love story
Responsibility: by Max Beerbohm ; preface by Douglas Cleverdon ; illustrations by George Him.

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" ... 'Zuleika Dobson' is a very special sort of book ... for which ... one must cultivate a taste. It is a book which it is utterly impossible to compare with any other book ... In no other book will you find a beautiful young lady who is at the same time a professional magician and the granddaughter of the Warden of Judas College, Oxford; in no other book will you find the entire student body of a great university falling in love with a single [woman] and taking such measures to make its collective passion visible; in no other book will you find an American (he is a Rhodes Scholar) named Abimelech V. Oover ... [and] in no other book will you find the author introducing himself as a name character ..."

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