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The Thinking Reed

A thoughtful romantic novel of love found, lost, rekindled, and redefined
Isabelle, a wealthy American widow, arrives in France to restart her life and discovers she has her choice of eligible suitors. Torn between a placid liaison with a southerner and a tortuous affair with a Frenchman, Isabelle's plans suddenly take an unexpected turn that will ultimately lead her to a love that will force her to reconsider the implications of her affluent existence. With her signature wit and wisdom, West presents a captivating ode to marriage's depth and the romance of the bond between husband and wife.

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“An absorbing, sometimes penetrating, and sometimes improbable story . . . It is a tribute to Miss West’s large equipment as a writer that she can mingle all three of these themes in the development of one woman without upsetting the balance of her book or the destiny of her heroine.” —The New York Times

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Dame Rebecca West (1892-1983) is one of the most critically acclaimed and bestselling English novelists, journalists, and literary critics of the twentieth century. In her eleven novels, beginning with The Return of the Soldier, she delved into the psychological landscape of her characters and explored topics including feminism, socialism, love, betrayal, and identity. She was lauded for her wit and intellectual acuity, evident in her prolific journalistic works such as her coverage of the Nuremberg trials for the New Yorker, published as A Train of Powder, and Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, her epic study of Yugoslavia and its people. She had a child with H.G. Wells, but married banker Henry Maxwell Andrews later in life and continued writing until she died in London at age ninety.

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Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz Ja i
Seitenzahl 431 (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 21.12.2010
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781453206829
Verlag Open Road Media
Dateigröße 2858 KB
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