The Passion

October 24, 2000|
The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
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Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: Henri, a simple French soldier, who follows Napoleon from glory to Russian ruin; and Villanelle, the red-haired, web-footed daughter of a Venetian boatman, whose husband has gambled away her heart. In Venice''s compound of carnival, chance, and darkness, the pair meet their singular destiny. In her unique and mesmerizing voice, Winterson blends reality with fantasy, dream, and imagination to weave a hypnotic tale with stunning effects.
A novelist whose honours include England’s Whitbread Prize, and the American Academy’s E. M. Forster Award, as well as the Prix d’argent at the Cannes Film Festival, JEANETTE WINTERSON burst onto the literary scene as a very young woman in 1985 with Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. Her subsequent novels, including Sexi...
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Title:The Passion
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.5 in
Published:October 24, 2000
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780676973495

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