ARTS & LIES: A Piece for 3 Voices and a Bawd.

Winterson, Jeannette.

Published by London: Jonathan Cape, (1994.)
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. A novel by this 'wildly original' and prize-winning writer, described by Winterson as follows: "The three voices are Handel, a distinguished surgeon and one-time Catholic priest. Picasso, a young woman who wants to be a painter. Sappho, a poet, in 660 BC and now. The bawd in question is one Doll Sneerpiece, an eighteenth century whore.The book is set in an imagined future where the State has almost total control and where individual values count for nothing. The action takes place in a single day as the three travel towards the coast by train. Narratives that are separate gradually come together until by the end of the book, all three destinies have combined." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 206 pp plus 9 pp of musical notations. Very near fine in fine dust jacket (minor discoloration on front endpaper - from bookplate removal?) . Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: ARTS & LIES: A Piece for 3 Voices and a Bawd...
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, (1994.)

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Winterson, Jeannette.
Published by New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj (1995)
ISBN 10: 0679441816 ISBN 13: 9780679441816
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Book Description New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj, 1995. Hardcover first edition - First US printing. A novel by this 'wildly original' and prize-winning writer, described by Winterson as follows: "The three voices are Handel, a distinguished surgeon and one-time Catholic priest. Picasso, a young woman who wants to be a painter. Sappho, a poet, in 660 BC and now. The bawd in question is one Doll Sneerpiece, an eighteenth century whore.The book is set in an imagined future where the State has almost total control and where individual values count for nothing. The action takes place in a single day as the three travel towards the coast by train. Narratives that are separate gradually come together until by the end of the book, all three destinies have combined." 206 pp plus 9 pp of musical notations. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 26696

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