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A Stranger on Earth

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Reed's new biography draws on new material to map out the enigmatic life and times of one of Britain's most extraordinary novelists.This biography of novelist Anna Kavan, draws on newly discovered material about a visionary writer who renamed herself after a character in one of her own novels and did everything she could to resist biography. It documents Kavan's addiction to heroin, her failed marriages, her bond with her psychiatrist, her suicide attempts, her strange, unforgettable paintings, her devotion to gay men, her obsessions, phobias, reclusiveness, and indomitable artistic courage. Of Reed's biographical fiction of the Marquis de Sade, When the Whip Comes Down.

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Author(s):
Jeremy Reed
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
216x138x16
EAN-13:
9780720612738
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780720612738
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
212
Publisher:
Peter Owen Publishers

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Reed's new biography draws on new material to map out the enigmatic life and times of one of Britain's most extraordinary novelists.This biography of novelist Anna Kavan, draws on newly discovered material about a visionary writer who renamed herself after a character in one of her own novels and did everything she could to resist biography. It documents Kavan's addiction to heroin, her failed marriages, her bond with her psychiatrist, her suicide attempts, her strange, unforgettable paintings, her devotion to gay men, her obsessions, phobias, reclusiveness, and indomitable artistic courage. Of Reed's biographical fiction of the Marquis de Sade, When the Whip Comes Down.

Author(s):
Jeremy Reed
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
216x138x16
EAN-13:
9780720612738
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780720612738
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
212
Publisher:
Peter Owen Publishers

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