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The Virgin in the Garden: A Novel
     

The Virgin in the Garden: A Novel

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by A. S. Byatt
 

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The Virgin in the Garden is a wonderfully erudite entertainment in which enlightenment and sexuality, Elizabethan drama and contemporary comedy, intersect richly and unpredictably.

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The Virgin in the Garden is a wonderfully erudite entertainment in which enlightenment and sexuality, Elizabethan drama and contemporary comedy, intersect richly and unpredictably.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307819536
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/18/2012
Series:
Vintage International
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,186,514
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

The British novelist and critic A. S. Byatt is best known for her Booker Prize winning novel Possession, a novel of passion and ideas that follows a pair of young scholars who are researching the lives of two Victorian poets. She has written a number of other novels, shorter fictions, and also nonfiction. She lives in London.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
London, England; France
Date of Birth:
August 24, 1936
Place of Birth:
Sheffield, England
Education:
B.A., Newnham College, Cambridge, 1957; graduate study at Bryn Mawr College and Somerville College

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5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was the first book of Byatt's I read, I liked that it was the beginning of a series. The writing is very complex, the scenary, characters, plot, take a great deal of time to absorb. However, grasping the complexity allows a depth which is rewarding in the end.