The Red Queen: A Transcultural Tragicomedy (Paperback)
A Transcultural Tragicomedy
Harvest Books, 9780156032704, 334pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2005
Praise For The Red Queen: A Transcultural Tragicomedy…
PRAISE FOR THE RED QUEEN
"Drabble has written a moving tale of fate, moral responsibility and love."--San Francisco Chronicle
"Drabble's tale is a quiet love song to literature, an illustration as to how reader and subject become intertwined. As Yeats wrote, how can we know the dancer from the dance?"--Chicago Tribune
"An 18th-century Korean princess tells her harrowing life story in the lyrical first half of Drabble's lovely, intelligent 16th novel. A-." - Entertainment Weekly
"Drabble''s tale is a love song to literature, an illustration as to how reader and subject become intertwined."
"With her usual deftness and clarity, Drabble crosses cultures and centuries...engrossing and provocative"
"A deliciously evocative tale of palace intrigue...one of the most inventive works of fiction in recent memory"
"Drabble''s plain narrative tenaciousness gives her writing transparency and fire."