A Lost Lady (Virago Modern Classics)

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"A poised and perfectly shaped novel." --"Daily Mail"

"A poised and perfectly shaped novel." "Daily Mail""

"She is undoubtedly one of the greatest American writers." "The Observer""

"This classic has the striking economy of Hemingway, and is as poignant an elegy for the pioneer West as I have read." "The Times""

"Her finest novel...Unforgettable...This wonderful performance displays Cather's narrative technique at its sharpest, as well as her understanding of the eloquence of the slightest gesture, the simplest statement...A masterpiece." "Irish Times""

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A portrait of a woman who reflects the conventions of her age even as she defies them and whose transformations embody the decline and coarsening of the American frontier.

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