At the Bay

Product Number: EB00666156
Released: Dec 06, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781612195841
Publisher: Melville House
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Description

A brilliant modernist classic-now available for the first time in a stand-alone edition This dreamy, formally audacious story of a summer's day in the life of one family is a small masterpiece by Katherine Mansfield, hailed as "one of the great modernist writers. Virginia Woolf said of Mansfield, hers was "the only writing I have ever been jealous of." A modernist master of cool precision and extraordinary delicacy, Mansfield wrote about family life with a sharp radicalism, and At the Bay is one of her greatest works. Told in thirteen parts, beginning early in the morning and ending at dusk, At the Bay captures both the Burnell family's intricate web of relatives and friends, and the dreamy, unassuming natural beauty of Crescent Bay. Haunting but ever understated, At the Bay is as timeless novella, and a testament to Mansfield's remarkable powers.

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Author(s): Katherine Mansfield
Original Publish Date: Dec 06, 2016

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