Go Advanced Search
 

Buy from a third party:




Learn More About
Find More Titles by
This Author: A.S. Byatt
This Narrator: Wanda McCaddon
This Publisher: Blackstone Audio

The Virgin in the Garden by A.S. Byatt

The Virgin in the Garden

by A.S. Byatt


Product Details

Author
Narrator
Publisher
 
Unabridged Edition
Running Time
20 Hrs. 10 Min.
Share This

Description

In 1953, at an isolated boys' school in the Yorkshire moors, is a young teacher, Alexander Wedderburn, whose imagination had been captured by the Queen Elizabeth of Shakespeare and Spenser and who has written an historical verse play about her. Now, suddenly, his play has been taken up by a wealthy patron of the arts who envisions its production on the most magnificent scale, for it is to be the climax of a local festival honoring the new Queen Elizabeth.

The novel holds us in suspense as it carries us to the great event of the play itself - in its midsummer-night's atmosphere of dream, of magic, of transforming revelry - that will alter forever the course of all the characters' lives.

A. S. Byatt was educated at York and at Newham College, Cambridge. She taught at the Central School of Art and Design and was senior lecturer in English at University College, London, before becoming a full-time writer in 1983. She is a distinguished critic and reviewer as well as a novelist.


People Who Liked The Virgin in the Garden Also Liked These Free Titles:
  The Literary Imagination
by Jonathan Lethem

Reviews & Ratings
User Reviews         Rate this title  

More Details

  • Published: December 2012
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T066798
Available On
Volumes
ISBN-10
ISBN-13
Download