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The story of Blanche and Marie

Author: Per Olov Enquist
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using Blanche Wittman's notebooks - 'The Book of Questions', this work weaves fact and fiction to render the extraordinary relationship of two extraordinary women at the dawn of a century of tremendous change. This is a tale of scientific discovery, death, art and love.
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Genre/Form: Student Collection
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Marie Curie; Blanche Wittman; Marie Curie; Blanche Wittman
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Per Olov Enquist
ISBN: 9780099483731 0099483734
OCLC Number: 132292859
Language Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Notes: Originally published: London: Harvill Secker, 2006.
Awards: Short-listed for Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2007
Description: pages cm
Other Titles: Boken om Blanche och Maria.
Responsibility: Per Olov Enquist.

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