Lolly Willowes

Product Number: EB00174926
Released: Jan 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781590174050
Publisher: NYRB Classics
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Description

In Lolly Willowes, Sylvia Townsend Warner tells of an aging spinster's struggle to break way from her controlling family-a classic story that she treats with cool feminist intelligence, while adding a dimension of the supernatural and strange. Warner is one of the outstanding and indispensable mavericks of twentieth-century literature, a writer to set beside Djuna Barnes and Jane Bowles, with a subversive genius that anticipates the fantastic flights of such contemporaries as Angela Carter and Jeanette Winterson.

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Original Publish Date: Jun 08, 2011

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