The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,725,826 members ⚫ 1,209,635 ebooks

New to

Learn more

An Experiment in Love

A Novel

An Experiment in Love by Hilary Mantel
Add to cart
US$ 9.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

It was the year after Chappaquiddick, and all spring Carmel McBain had watery dreams about the disaster. Now she, Karina, and Julianne were escaping the dreary English countryside for a London University hall of residence. Interspersing accounts of her current position as a university student with recollections of her childhood and an ever difficult relationship with her longtime schoolmate Karina, Carmel reflects on a generation of girls desiring the power of men, but fearful of abandoning what is expected and proper. When these bright but confused young women land in late 1960s London, they are confronted with a slew of new preoccupations--sex, politics, food, and fertility--and a pointless grotesque tragedy of their own.

Hilary Mantel's magnificent novel examines the pressures on women during the early days of contemporary feminism to excel--but not be too successful--in England's complex hierarchy of class and status.

Henry Holt and Co.; April 2007
ISBN 9781429900591
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: An Experiment in Love
Author: Hilary Mantel
  • News
Louis Vuitton bags filled with ramen - The Hindu
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:23:33 -0700
Louis Vuitton bags filled with ramenThe HinduReaders from pre-liberalisation India, these books will remind you of your ...
Bring Up the Bodies: A Review and Interview With Booker Prize-winning Author Hilary Mantel - Huffington Post
Wed, 09 May 2012 14:15:23 -0700
Bring Up the Bodies: A Review and Interview With Booker Prize-winning Author Hilary MantelHuffington PostHilary Mantel is the ...
The darker side of female friendship -
Wed, 06 May 2015 11:58:02 -0700 darker side of female was impossible to watch the film without thinking of ...
More Fiction