A start in life

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Anita Brookner's first novel, available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'Dr Weiss, at forty, knew that her life had been ruined by literature.' Ruth Weiss, an academic, is beautiful, intelligent and lonely. Studying the heroines of Balzac in order to discover where her own childhood and adult life has gone awry, she seeks not salvation but enlightenment. Yet in revisiting her London upbringing, her friendships and doomed Parisian love affairs, she wonders if perhaps there might not be a chance for a new start in life . . .
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Anita Brookner's first novel, available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'Dr Weiss, at forty, knew that her life had been ruined by literature.' Ruth Weiss, an academic, is beautiful, intelligent and lonely. Studying the heroines of Balzac in order to discover where her own childhood and adult life has gone awry, she seeks not salvation but enlightenment. Yet in revisiting her London upbringing, her friendships and doomed Parisian love affairs, she wonders if perhaps there might not be a chance for a new start in life . . .
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Nidottu
Painos
Reprint
Imprint
Penguin Books
ISBN
9780241981498
Kieli
englanti
Sivut
176
Kustantaja
Julkaisupäivä
01.06.2017
Sarja
Penguin essentials
Koko
18.1 x 11.1 x 1.1 cm
Myymäläsaatavuus
Helsinki, Tapiola, Jumbo, Itis, Turku, Tampere
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