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  • The Arabian Nightsby Richard Burton; A.S. Byatt

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Shahrazad always withheld the ending: A thousand and one nights... more...

  • Rethinking the Monstrousby Jim Byatt

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Rethinking the Monstrous considers the remaindered other in contemporary British society and the representation of that other in British fiction since 1967. By examining a diverse range of texts that address an equally diverse range of identities, this book addresses the questions of what otherness means in contemporary society, how it manifests... more...

  • The Biographer's Taleby A.S. Byatt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 14.95

    From the award-winning author of Possession comes an ingenious novel about love and literary sleuthing: a dazzling fiction woven out of one man?s search for fact. Here is the story of Phineas G. Nanson, a disenchanted graduate student who decides to escape the world of postmodern literary theory and immerse himself in the messiness of ?real life?... more...

  • A Whistling Womanby A.S. Byatt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.95

    A Whistling Woman portrays the antic, thrilling, and dangerous period of the late ?60s as seen through the eyes of a woman whose life is forever changed by her times. Frederica Potter, a smart, spirited 33-year-old single mother, lucks into a job hosting a groundbreaking television talk show based in London. Meanwhile, in her native Yorkshire... more...

  • Elementalsby A.S. Byatt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00

    From the booker Prize-winning author of Possession comes this richly imaginitive story collection that transports the reader to a world where opposites--passion and loneliness, betrayal and loyalty, fire and ice--clash and converge. A beautiful ice maiden risks her life when she falls in love with a desert prince, whose passionate touches scorch... more...

  • Little Black Book of Storiesby A.S. Byatt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00

    Like Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm, Isak Dinesen and Angela Carter, A. S. Byatt knows that fairy tales are for grownups. And in this ravishing collection she breathes new life into the form. Little Black Book of Stories offers shivers along with magical thrills. Leaves rustle underfoot in a dark wood: two middle-aged women, childhood... more...

  • Vintage Byattby A.S. Byatt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 9.95

    Fabulist, realist, critic, and winner of the Booker Prize for her now-classic novel Possession , A. S. Byatt has boundless intellectual and literary gifts and a fathomless imagination on which to nourish them. Her novels, stories, and essays allow us to see both our own and other worlds and times and, perhaps most brilliantly, the connections between... more...

  • The Children's Bookby A.S. Byatt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95

    From the Booker Prize-winning, bestselling author of Possession : a deeply affecting story of a singular family.   When children?s book author Olive Wellwood?s oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of a museum, she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends. But the joyful bacchanals Olive hosts at... more...

  • The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eyeby A.S. Byatt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95

    The companion stories in this collection each display different facets of Byatt's remarkable gift for enchantment. They range from fables of sexual obsession to allegories of political tragedy; they draw us into narratives that are as mesmerizing as dreams and as bracing as philosophical meditations; and they all us to inhabit an imaginative universe... more...

  • The Matisse Storiesby A.S. Byatt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.00

    These three stories celebrate the eye even as they reveal its unexpected proximity to the heart. For if each of A.S. Byatt's narratives is in some way inspired by a painting of Henri Matisse, each is also about the intimate connection between seeing and feeling--about the ways in which a glance we meant to be casual may suddenly call forth the deepest... more...