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Possession: a romance

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National Bestseller nbsp; Winner of England's Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love story. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets. As they uncover their letters, journals, and poems, and track their movements from London to Yorkshire--from spiritualist séances to the fairy-haunted far west of Brittany--what emerges is an extraordinary counterpoint of passions and ideas.nbsp; An exhilarating novel of wit and romance, an intellectual mystery, and a triumphant love story. This tale of a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets became a huge bookseller favorite, and then on to national bestellerdom.
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Grouped Work ID0835ab73-7e26-0925-fae9-c9ac1947ab1e
Grouping Titlepossession a romance
Grouping Authorbyatt a s
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-05-29 07:53:56AM
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subject_facetEngland -- Fiction
FICTION / General
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Literary
France -- Fiction
Literary historians -- Fiction
Love stories
Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting -- Fiction
Poets -- Fiction
title_displayPossession : a romance
title_fullPossession : a romance / A. S. Byatt ; with an Introduction by Philip Hensher
Possession : a romance / A.S. Byatt
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FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Literary
Literary historians