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Tales of Angria
  • Bandtyp: Storpocket
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 200606
  • Antal sidor: 656
  • Vikt i gram: 447
  • ISBN10:0140435093
  • ISBN13:9780140435092

Tales of Angria

(Storpocket)
Beskrivning:

In 1834, Charlotte Bronte and her brother Branwell created the imaginary kingdom of Angria in a series of tiny handmade books. Continuing their saga some years later, the five 'novelettes' in this volume were written by Charlotte when she was in her early twenties, and depict a aristocratic beau monde in witty, racy and ironic language. She creates an exotic, scandalous atmosphere of intrigue and destructive passions, with a cast ranging from the ageing rake Northangerland and his Byronic son-in-law Zamorna, King of Angria, to Mary Percy, Zamorna's lovesick wife, and Charles Townshend, the cynical, gossipy narrator. Together the tales provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and creative processes of the young writer who was to become one of the world's great novelists.

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