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Still Life * S I G N E D * (FIRST EDITION): Byatt, Antonia (aka, A.S. Byatt) Still Life * S I G N E D * (FIRST EDITION): Byatt, Antonia (aka, A.S. Byatt)

Still Life * S I G N E D * (FIRST EDITION)

Byatt, Antonia (aka, A.S. Byatt)

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ISBN 10: 0684185776 / ISBN 13: 9780684185774
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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STATED FIRST American Edition AND FIRST Printing. * SIGNED * by author on title page (signature only). A NEAR FINE volume in same condition UNCLIPPED Dust Jacket. Closed page edges have very faint (shadows) soiling (does not detract). Interior is unmarked and tight. Dust jacket has original price intact on front flap. White flaps have gently age-toned along edges. Tiny (itsy) edge creases from normal shelf wear, overall to jacket. Mylar protected jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 002280

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Title: Still Life * S I G N E D * (FIRST EDITION)

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Stephanie Potter gives up a promising academic career to marry Daniel Orton, while her sister, Frederica, enters Cambridge, and her brother, Marcus, begins recovering from a nervous breakdown

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Frederica Potter, "doomed to be intelligent'' plunges into Cambridge Universty life greedy for knowledge, sex and love. In Yorkshire her sister Stephanie has abandoned academe for the cosy frustration of the family. Alexander Wedderburn, now in London, struggles to write a play about Van Gogh, whose art and tragic life give the novel its central Leitmotiv. In this sequel to The Virgin in the Garden, A.S Byatt illuminates the inevitable conflicts between ambition and domesticity, confinement and self-fulfilment, while providing a subtle yet incisive observation of intellectual and cultural life in England during the 1950s.

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