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The Matisse Stories

By: A S Byatt

Price: $8.99

Publisher: C&W: 1993

Seller ID: 0028888

ISBN: 0701160888

Condition: Good


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The Biographer's Tale

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Vintage: 2001

Seller ID: 0005885

ISBN: 009928393X


Phineas G. sets out to write a biography of a great biographer. But a "whole life" is hard to find. Everywhere he looks he finds fragments and gaps: bones and husks, boxes of marbles, collections of coins and undated postcards. Trails run cold and mysteries are unresolved. Phineas feels he is hunting shadows. Like a shaman flying across the globe, his mind tracks the journeys of his subjects to the deserts of Africa and the maelstroms of the Arctic. He meets others b... View more info

The Virgin in the Garden

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Penguin: 1981

Seller ID: 0037575

ISBN: 0140116869

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The Biographer's Tale

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Vintage: 2001

Seller ID: 0014883

ISBN: 0375725083

Condition: Good


From the award-winning author of "Possession" comes an ingenious novel about love and literary sleuthing: a dazzling fiction woven out of one man's search for fact. Here is the story of Phineas G. Nanson, a disenchanted graduate student who decides to escape the world of postmodern literary theory and immerse himself in the messiness of "real life" by writing a biography of a great biographer. In a series of adventures that are by turns intellectual and comic, scient... View more info

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A Whistling Woman

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Vintage: 2003

Seller ID: 0010613

ISBN: 0099443392

Condition: Good


New from the Booker Prize-winning author of Possession. This electrifying new novel forms the triumphant conclusion to the great "Frederica quartet" depicting the forces in English life from the early 50s to 1970. While Frederica -- the spirited heroine of Virgin in the Garden, Still Life, and Babel Tower -- falls almost by accident into a career in television in London, tumultuous events in her home county of Yorkshire threaten to change her life and those of th... View more info

Babel Tower

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Seller ID: 0005887

ISBN: 0679405135

Condition: Fair


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