By Mariadele Boccardi
Ideal for college kids and normal readers alike, A. S. Byatt features:
• a helping timeline of key dates
• biographical and cultural research of key texts corresponding to Possession and the new The kid's Book
• dialogue of the whole diversity of Byatt's literary output, together with her novels, brief tales and demanding writings
• a survey of chosen landmark interviews
• a accomplished evaluation of the serious reception of Byatt's work.
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