Set against a vividly drawn background ranging through China, Sicily and London, In A Dark Wood is the story of two brothers, Gabriel Namier, a Jesuit priest and Jerome, editor of a literary magazine. It tells of Gabriel's destruction through love and doubt and of Jerome's struggle with a lifelong sense of failure.
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Marina Warner's most recent novel is Indigo. Her previous novel, The Lost Father, was a Regional Winner of the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, Winner of the Macmillan Silver Pen Award, and shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She is a writer, critic and historian and besides two earlier novels, In A Dark Wood and The Skating Party, she is the author of three studies of mythology, Alone of All Her Sex: the Myth and Cult of the Virgin Mary, Joan of Arc: the Image of Female Heroism and Monuments and Maidens: the Allegory of the Female Form (Winner of the Fawcett Prize). Marina Warner lives in London with her husband, the painter John Dewe Matthews, and one son.
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Book Description Vintage, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099962209
Book Description Vintage, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99962209