Télécharger le livre :  The Bay Of Noon

The scene is Naples, against whose ancient and fantastic background the modern action takes place. Among the protagonists is Jenny, young and pretty, who has come to Naples in flight from a sombre drama, unaware that a larger drama waits her there. She has an...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2021-01-14
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
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Télécharger le livre :  The Transit Of Venus

Caro, gallant and adventurous, is one of two Australian sisters who have come to post-war England to seek their fortunes. Courted long and hopelessly by young scientist, Ted Tice, she is to find that love brings passion, sorrow, betrayal and finally hope. The milder...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2020-12-10
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Death Goes on Skis

'Her detective novels are hilarious - less about detecting than delighting, with absurd farce and a wonderful turn of phrase . . . Nancy Spain was bold, she was brave, she was funny, she was feisty. I owe her a great deal' Sandi ToksvigMiriam Birdseye is daring,...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2020-11-05
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Miss Mole

'Young is a sharp and funny writer with a brilliant eye for moral fudging and verbal hypocrisy, and she has a splendid foil in Miss Mole' Sally BeaumanWINNER OF THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE'Who would suspect her sense of fun and irony, of a passionate love for...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2020-10-01
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Narrows

BY THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE STREET'Petry is the writer we have been waiting for, hers are the stories we need to fully illuminate the questions of our moment, while also offering a page-turning good time' TAYARI JONES'Her work endures not only because it...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2020-01-09
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Street

With a new introduction by TAYARI JONES, author of An American Marriage'This is a wonderful novel - the prose is clear, the plot is page-turning, the characters are utterly believable' CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE'Ann Petry's first novel, The Street, was a literary event in...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2019-12-17
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
4,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Eva's Man

'A literary giant, and one of my absolute favourite writers' TAYARI JONES, author of AN AMERICAN MARRIAGEEva Medina Canada sits in her psychiatric ward, silent and unremorseful. She has murdered her lover and they want to know why. Her memories weave back and forth over...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2019-10-03
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Richer, The Poorer

'A writer of huge compassion and acute observation, and also of dazzling style . . . Her work is more relevant than ever' DIANA EVANSAn incredible collection of writing - both essays and short stories - spanning the long career of Dorothy West. Includes a new...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2019-08-22
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
3,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Wedding

With a new introduction by DIANA EVANS'A writer of huge compassion and acute observation, and also of dazzling style . . . Her work is more relevant than ever' Diana Evans'Timelessly cinematic, with painterly visual descriptions and pitch-perfect dialogue that ranges...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2019-08-22
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Noel Streatfeild’s Holiday Stories

'Classic Noel Streatfeild at her warm-hearted best. I absolutely loved it' Hilary McKay, author of THE SKYLARKS' WAR'Such rewarding reading' Daily TelegraphIn this captivating new collection, there are stories for every reader to enjoy: unforgettable holidays and...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2019-06-20
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
3,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Chasm: A Weekend

A Surrealist novel in the vein of Angela Carter, about love and beauty and dark secrets.Played out like the command of an oracle are the events that stain one night in the improbable setting of this desert tale. Rearing its impudent architecture like insult on a...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2019-01-31
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories

'The wonderful Noel Streatfeild's Christmas Stories collects, for the first time, nine festive stories originally written for annuals and magazines in the 1940s and 1950s . . . As ever, Streatfeild's children always feel utterly real and relatable. A beautifully...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2018-11-01
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Caldicott Place

From Noel Streatfeild, the beloved author of Ballet Shoes, comes a moving story of unexpected friendships and new beginnings.When their father is injured in an accident, life changes for the Johnstone family. Unable to afford their home, they have to move to a small...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2018-07-05
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Apple Bough

A wonderful story of music and family and finding home, from the beloved author of Ballet Shoes.The Forums are a musical family, and one child, Sebastian, shines out as a prodigy. He is a brilliant violinist and when his talent is recognised, he is wanted the world...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2018-07-05
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
4,49
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Télécharger le livre :  The Seventh Cross

'At once a suspenseful manhunt story and a knowing portrait of the perils of ordinary life in Hitler's Germany, The Seventh Cross is not only an important novel, but an important historical document. This new, unabridged translation is a genuine publishing event' -...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2018-05-22
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
3,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Writers as Readers

Margaret Drabble | Beryl Bainbridge | Angela Carter | Maggie O'Farrell | Elizabeth Jane Howard | A. S. Byatt | Penelope Lively | Sarah Waters | Jonathan Coe | Diana Souhami | Jilly Cooper | Elizabeth Bowen | Mark Bostridge | Alexander McCall Smith | Sarah Dunant |...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2018-05-03
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The World My Wilderness

It is 1946 and the people of France and England are facing the aftermath of the War. Sent by her beautiful, indolent mother to England, Barbary Deniston is thrown into the care of her distinguished father and conventional stepmother. Barbary has spent her childhood...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2018-02-08
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Crewe Train

Denham Dobie has been brought up in Andorra by her father, a retired clergyman. On his death, she is snatched from this reclusive life and thrown into the social whirl of London by her sophisticated relatives. Denham, however, provides a candid response to the niceties...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2018-02-08
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Observing Eye

The Observing Eye is a collection of Muriel Spark's brilliant asides, sayings, and aphorisms. No other writer can hold a candle to her wry, puckish observations:'Neurotics are awfully quick to notice other people's mentalities.''It is impossible to persuade a man who...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2018-02-01
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  A Woman In Berlin

This is a devastating book. It is matter-of-fact, makes no attempt to score political points, does not attempt to solicit sympathy for its protagonist and yet is among the most chilling indictments of war I have ever read. Everybody, in particular every woman ought to...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2018-01-25
Collection : Virago Modern Classics
Format(s) : ePub
6,49
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