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Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan) 1936-

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Possession : a romance by A. S Byatt( Book )

132 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of England's Booker Prize, a coast-to-coast bestseller, and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is a novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and a triumphant love story. Revolving around a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets, Byatt creates a haunting counterpoint of passion and ideas
The children's book : a novel by A. S Byatt( Book )

44 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum--a talented working-class boy who could be a character out of one of Olive's magical tales--she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends--a world that conceals more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined and that will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces
Babel Tower by A. S Byatt( Book )

49 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England, a woman marries into the landed gentry, only to find the life stifling. When she tries to renew with her old milieu, her husband objects. Drama follows drama, ending in a custody battle for their only child. A look at British society
Angels & insects : two novellas by A. S Byatt( Book )

61 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These two fascinating novellas, like A.S. Byatt's Booker Prize-winning novel Possession, are set in the mid-nineteenth century, weaving fact and fiction, reality and romance. "Morpho Eugenia" is a lively Gothic fable of the Earthly Paradise, of the Victorian obsession with Darwinian theories of breeding and sexuality and the parallels between insect and human society - the capture and taming of nature, whether it be a young woman in a country house or a rare butterfly, gleaming in the forests of the Amazon. "The Conjugial Angel" concerns Tennyson's In Memoriam, published in 1850, mourning the death seventeen years before of his friend Arthur Henry Hallam, who was engaged to Tennyson's sister Emily. A philosophical ghost story, bizarre, comic, and moving, in which fictive mediums meet "real" characters, it explores the contemporary preoccupation with God and life after death. Resonant, magical, entirely original, this is A.S. Bryant at her best
The biographer's tale by A. S Byatt( Book )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phineas G. Nanson sets out to write a biography of a great biographer, only to discover that the fragmentary facts and bits of information are difficult to put together, a discovery that becomes a metaphor for his own complex life
A whistling woman by A. S Byatt( Book )

38 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid the effervescence and turbulence of the 1960s, Frederica finds a career in television in London, while events in Yorkshire threaten to turn her life and the lives of the people she loves upside down
Ragnarok : the end of the gods by A. S Byatt( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the bombs of the Blitz rain down on Britain, one young girl is evacuated to the countryside. She is struggling to make sense of her new wartime life. Then she is given a copy of Asgard and the Gods -- a book of ancient Norse myths -- and her inner and outer worlds are transformed
Still life by A. S Byatt( Book )

54 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1950s, Stephanie Potter, now married to a clergyman, is conflicted about her domestic life and her strivings for intellectual fulfillment; her brilliant sister Frederica eagerly embarks on her academic (and sexual) education at Cambridge University; and their troubled brother Marcus painfully tries to find friendship and love
Little black book of stories by A. S Byatt( Book )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blending elements of folk tales with the darker elements of everyday life, a collection of short fiction includes the story of two middle-aged women confronting their childhood fears and the tale of a man who encounters the ghost of his living wife
The Matisse stories by A. S Byatt( Book )

45 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories, each around a particular Matisse painting. In Medusa's Ankles, a hairdresser informs a customer he is considering leaving his wife because she has allowed her ankles to get fat. The novel describes the reaction of the customer, herself conscious of her waning looks
The Oxford book of English short stories by A. S Byatt( Book )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of less-known stories by well-known writers. In Thomas Hardy's A Mere Interlude, a bride on the eve of her wedding elopes with an old flame, while Graham Greene's The Destructors is on crime during the London Blitz
The Djinn in the nightingale's eye : five fairy stories by A. S Byatt( Book )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fairy tales for adults. The title novella is on a middle-aged Englishwoman attending a writers' conference in Turkey. She picks up an antique bottle and as she is washing it a djinn appears, offering to grant her three wishes. She asks for a younger body, then requests he make love to her
Elementals : stories of fire and ice by A. S Byatt( Book )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories on the theme of opposites. In Cold, a princess from a cold climate risks her health to marry a prince from a hot desert, while in Christ in the House of Martha and Mary an artist opens a cook's eyes to cooking as art
The virgin in the garden by A. S Byatt( Book )

62 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new play, the highlight of a magnificent local festival celebrating the coronation of Elizabeth II, brings together the young playwright and a brilliant but eccentric family whose personal dramas soon eclipse the entire production
Passions of the mind : selected writings by A. S Byatt( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays on the works of authors from the Victorian era to the twentieth century
On histories and stories : selected essays by A. S Byatt( Book )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interplay between fiction and history forms the core of Byatt's essays as she explores historical storytelling and the translation of historical fact into fiction
The mill on the floss by George Eliot( Book )

46 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of her parents, but her passionate, wayward nature and her fierce intelligence bring her into constant conflict with her family. As she reaches adulthood, the clash between their expectations and her desires is painfully played out as she finds herself torn between her relationships with three very different men: her proud and stubborn brother, a close friend who is also the son of her family's worst enemy, and a charismatic but dangerous suitor. With its poignant portrayal of sibling relationships, The Mill on the Floss is considered George Eliot's most autobiographical novel; it is also one of her most powerful and moving
The game : a novel by A. S Byatt( Book )

51 editions published between 1199 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two estranged sisters are brought by a friend back into an alternate world modeled on the landscapes of Arthurian romance that they visited as little girls
Sugar and other stories by A. S Byatt( Book )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories that are populated by erudite paranoiacs, witches, changelings, and the ghost of a dead child. The author of Possession explores the fragile ties between generations and the elaborate memories we construct against loss, resulting in a book rich in knowledge, compassion, and wonder. "An outstanding collection. . . ".--The Sunday Times (London)
Degrees of freedom; the novels of Iris Murdoch by A. S Byatt( Book )

40 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Possession : a romance
Alternative Names
A. S. Byatt britische Schriftstellerin

A.S. Byatt britisk skribent

A.S. Byatt Brits schrijfster

A.S. Byatt brittisk författare

A. S. Byatt novelista y filóloga inglesa

A. S. 바이엇

A・S・バイアット

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Antonia Susan Byatt écrivaine britannique

Antonia Susan Byatt scrittrice e critica letteraria britannica

Antonia Susan Duffy

Antonia Susanna Byatt

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The children's book : a novelBabel TowerAngels & insects : two novellasThe biographer's taleA whistling womanRagnarok : the end of the godsStill lifeLittle black book of stories