Midsummer Nights: Tales from the Opera:

with Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Ali Smith & more

by Jeanette Winterson, Jeanette Winterson

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  • 9781529404067

With Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright, Alexander McCall Smith, Andrew O'Hagan, Kate Mosse, Andrew Motion, Colm Tóibín, Joanna Trollope, Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson & more

In this stunning collection, the best and brightest writers working today reimagine familiar stories from the greatest operas. Don Giovanni's ghost haunts a young boy, Fidelio meets Porgy and Bess and two hapless men stage a Mozartian love test. Long-lost loves enter the dating game and undying witches finally get grey hairs. Funny, macabre or irreverent, these stories are charming for any opera lover and a beguiling collection in their own right.


  • Quercus Publishing; April 2019
  • ISBN: 9781529404067
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Midsummer Nights: Tales from the Opera:
  • Author: Jeanette Winterson (ed.); Jeanette Winterson
  • Imprint: RiverRun
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  • 9781529404067

About The Author

Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges are Not the Only Fruit, won the Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel. Since then she has written eight other novels, including The Passion and been published in 32 countries, as well as adapting her work for TV, film and stage. She lives in Gloucestershire and London.

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  • 9781529404067