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Darts of Cupid Stories

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ISBN-10: 1400032369

ISBN-13: 9781400032365

Edition: N/A

Authors: Edith Templeton

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When Edith Templeton’s stories began appearing in The New Yorker in the late 1950s, she quickly became a favorite of the magazine’s discerning readers. Her finely honed writing, honestly drawn heroines, and distinctive themes secured her reputation. The Dart’s of Cupid collects seven of Templeton’s stories for the first time and reintroduces one of the truly great writers of the twentieth century. In settings ranging from a decrepit Bohemian castle between the wars to London during World War II to the Italian Riviera in the 1990s, the heroines of these stories often find themselves confronting unfathomable passsions and perplexing actions by others, but they seldom feel regret.
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Book details

List price: $13.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Edith Templeton was born in Prague in 1916 & spent much of her childhood in a castle in the Bohemian countryside. In 1938, she left Prague to marry an Englishman & Began living in Britain. During the war, she worked in the Office of the Chief Surgeon for the U.S. Army in Cheltenham & then became a Captain in the British Army. Her short stories began to appear in The New Yorker in the fifties & over the next several decades she published a number of novels, as well as a popular travel book. Under a pseudonym, she also wrote a novel which was banned for indecency in Germany & England. With her second husband, a celebrated cardiologist, she left England to live in India, where she met Nehru &…    

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