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Julia and the Bazooka: And Other Stories (Peter Owen Modern Classics)

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Anna Kavan now stands alongside Virginia Woolf as one of Britain's great 20th-century modernists. In this posthumous collection of Kavan's short stories, some of the author's most compelling writing is revealed, inspired in great part by her personal experiences—especially her nearly lifelong addiction to heroin. An important literary work, these narratives highlight the shadowed world of the incurable drug addict and probe the psychological aspects of addiction.

About the Author

Anna Kavan was one of the greatest unsung enigmas in 20th-century British literature. Born Helen Ferguson, a fraught childhood and two failed marriages led her to change her name to that of one of her characters. Despite struggling with mental illness and heroin addiction for most of her life, she was still able to write fiction that was as powerful and memorable as any English female writer of the last 150 years.

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ISBN:
9780720613285
Author:
Kavan, Anna
Publisher:
Peter Owen Publishers
Foreword by:
Ironside, Virginia
Foreword:
Ironside, Virginia
Author:
Ironside, Virginia
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Peter Owen Modern Classics
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
220
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in 1 lb

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