Items related to A Spell of Winter

Dunmore, Helen A Spell of Winter

ISBN 13: 9780140248814

A Spell of Winter

3.65 avg rating
( 2,882 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780140248814: A Spell of Winter
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This is a novel set just before, during and after World War I. It is the story of a brother and sister whose mother deserts them and whose father goes mad. Incarcerated in an enormous house in the country, their intense emotional relationship becomes a sexual one.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

A marvellous novel about forbidden passions (Daily Mail)

An intensely gripping book...written so seductively that some passages sing out from the page, like music for the eyes (Sunday Times)

A hugely involving story which often stops you in your tracks with the beauty of its writing (Observer)

An electrifying and original talent, a writer whose style is characterized by a lyrical, dreamy intensity (Guardian)

About the Author:

Helen Dunmore has published nine novels with Penguin: Zennor in Darkness, which won the McKitterick Prize; Burning Bright; A Spell of Winter, which won the Orange Prize; Talking to the Dead; Your Blue-Eyed Boy; With Your Crooked Heart; The Siege, which was shortlisted for the 2001 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award and for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2002; Mourning Ruby and House of Orphans. She is also a poet, children’s novelist and short-story writer.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780141033587: A Spell of Winter: WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0141033584 ISBN 13: 9780141033587
Publisher: Penguin, 2007
Softcover

9780241987506: A Spell of Winter: WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION

Penguin, 2019
Softcover

9780241986523: A Spell of Winter: WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION (Penguin Essentials, 114)

Penguin, 2019
Softcover

9780802138767: A Spell of Winter

Grove ..., 2001
Softcover

9780871137821: A Spell of Winter

Atlant..., 2001
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

Dunmore, Helen
Published by Penguin UK (1996)
ISBN 10: 0140248811 ISBN 13: 9780140248814
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(LOS ANGELES, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # Q-0140248811

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
60.85
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.35
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds