Vintage Byatt (Paperback)
Vintage, 9781400077458, 208pp.
Publication Date: October 12, 2004
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Fabulist, realist, critic, and winner of the Booker Prize for her now-classic novel Possession, A. S. Byatt has boundless intellectual and literary gifts and a fathomless imagination on which to nourish them. Her novels, stories, and essays allow us to see both our own and other worlds and times and, perhaps most brilliantly, the connections between them. Vintage Byatt includes a self-contained section from the bestselling Possession; selections from the Matisse Stories, Elementals, Sugar and Other Stories, and the recent Little Black Book of Stories; and essays from the collection Passions of the Mind. Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers, presented in attractive, affordable paperback editions.
About the Author
A. S. Byatt is the author of numerous novels, including The Children's Book, The Biographer's Tale, and Possession, which was awarded the Booker Prize. She has also written two novellas, published together as Angels & Insects, five collections of short stories, and several works of nonfiction. Byatt is a distinguished critic and author, and the recipient of the 2016 Erasmus Prize for her "inspiring contribution to 'life writing.'" She lives in London.
Praise For Vintage Byatt…
“Byatt is a gifted observer, able to discern the exact details that bring whole worlds into being.” --The New York Times