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Publisher Comments:

The Game is a lush and disturbing novel portraying a sibling rivalry which compels the reader to reconsider the uses and misuses of imagination. when they were little girls, Cassandra and Julia played a game in which they entered an alternate world modeled on the landscapes of Arthurian romance. Now the sisters are grown, and hostile strangers--until a figure from their past, a man they once both loved and suffered over, reenters their lives.

About the Author

A.S. Byatt is the author of the novels Possession (winner of the Booker Prize in 1990), The Game, and the sequence The Virgin in the Garden, Still Life, and Babel Tower. She has also written two novellas, published together as Angels and Insects, and four collections of shorter works, including The Matisse Stories and The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye. Educated at Cambridge, she was a senior lecturer in English at University College, London, before becoming a full-time writer in 1983. A distinguished critic as well as a novelist, she lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679742562
Author:
Byatt, A. S.
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
BYATT, A.S.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Romance
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Arthurian romances
Subject:
Sibling rivalry
Subject:
Romance - Adult
Subject:
Adult
Subject:
Sibling rivalry -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Series Volume:
v. 269
Publication Date:
19921131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.10x5.22x.67 in. .53 lbs.

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