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We get to explore together with Roland and Maud the traces of these two poets Victorian love story as the novel goes on and we are given clues just like in a detective story.
I wish I’d loved this book, but the writing is far too lacy for me. And because that person does that all the time, that person is able to love all these people.
Possession by A.S. Byatt
The poe Basically, “Possession” is a n outstanding, albeit very old-fashioned poet’s “showcase. I love good historical fiction. Z being in a relationship mean that you own the other person?
Byatt pulls all this together with the most important aspect of any book, great writing. I had to leave a review because the rest weren’t really fair.
Letters tell no story, because they do not know, from line to line, where they are going Dec Possession 13 19 Jan 10, Over the years I have read this book, my favorite character has gone from Maud to Leonora then to both. Leonora has heard rumors about new discoveries on LaMotte. Obscure scholar Roland Michell, researching in the London Librarydiscovers handwritten drafts of a letter by the fictional eminent Victorian poet Randolph Henry Ash, which lead him to suspect that the married Ash had a hitherto unknown romance.
In other projects Possrssion Commons Wikiquote. Fast paced dialogues sprouting from picturesque secondary characters of the Academia tinted with sporadic brushtrokes of colorful yet haunting humor create the perfect palette for a Gothic scenario where raging storms, spooky cemeteries and ancient legends blend with sumptuous meditation on the concept of possession.
Reading it, I had a sensation of driving an old heavy car on a bumpy road.
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DNF at page She has two daughters with her second husband Peter John Duffy. Possession 6 23 Aug 26, Can they own us and alter our destinies when our worst nightmares have come true for us?
Oct 09, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Running in parallel to this story is the story of Roland Mitchell and Maud Bailey, a couple of academics who study the lives of Ash and LaMotte respectively, who come upon a series of clues that tie the poets to one another and eventually reveal the depths of their true relationship. And it isn’t as if they are pointless.
A. S. Byatt
The first story could be categorized as historical fiction. Thoughts on Possession and Love After writing my review, I turned to those of friends.
Byatt krijgt Erasmusprijs” in Dutch. How shall I characterize it? Byatt that won the Booker Prize. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets. One night they fell asleep, side by side Something I re-read every year to year and a half. If you try that shit with Ha OK I have to say something.
Byatt’s cup of tea.
Word Play These, I mostly like. Other scholars get involved, some at Roland and Maud’s request, others simply because they “pick up the scent” of an exciting hunt. Life is too short. I loved the movie, but as is so often the case, the book exceeds and fleshes out the characters in possesison that only brilliant writing can do.