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ISBN-10: 1590173163

ISBN-13: 9781590173169

Edition: 2009

Authors: Sylvia Townsend Warner, Zo� Heller, Claire Harman

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Sophia Willoughby, a young Englishwoman from an aristocratic family and a person of strong opinions and even stronger will, has packed her unsatisfactory and improvident husband off to Paris. He can have his tawdry mistress. She will devote herself, in the image of her own father, to the serious business of properly raising her two children. Then tragedy strikes: the children die, and Sophia, in despair, finds her way to Paris, arriving just in time for the revolution of 1848. Before long she has formed the unlikeliest of close relations with Minna, her husband's sometime mistress, whose dramatic recitations, based on her hair-raising childhood in czarist Russia, electrify audiences in…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: New York Review of Books, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 6/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Zoe Heller has been a contributing editor of Vanity Fair and a staff member of the London Sunday Times, the Times Supplement, Esquire, Vogue, the London Review of Books and The New York Times. She was born and educated in Britain and now divides her time between Brooklyn, NY and Bucks County, PA.