Midsummer Nights: Tales from the Opera:: with Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Ali Smith & more

Author:   Jeanette Winterson ,  Jeanette Winterson
Publisher:   Quercus Publishing
ISBN:  

9781787479555


Pages:   336
Publication Date:   18 April 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Midsummer Nights: Tales from the Opera:: with Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Ali Smith & more


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With Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright, Alexander McCall Smith, Andrew O'Hagan, Kate Mosse, Andrew Motion, Colm Toibin, Joanna Trollope, Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson & more In this stunning collection, the best and brightest writers working today reimagine familiar stories from the greatest operas. Don Giovanni's ghost haunts a young boy, Fidelio meets Porgy and Bess and two hapless men stage a Mozartian love test. Long-lost loves enter the dating game and undying witches finally get grey hairs. Funny, macabre or irreverent, these stories are charming for any opera lover and a beguiling collection in their own right.

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Author:   Jeanette Winterson ,  Jeanette Winterson
Publisher:   Quercus Publishing
Imprint:   riverrun
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 19.60cm
Weight:   0.228kg
ISBN:  

9781787479555


ISBN 10:   1787479552
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   18 April 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Winterson's stellar cast delivers plenty of incident as well as atmosphere to power this upbeat collection - Financial Times Soars to some hugely enjoyable climaxes - Irish Times Wonderfully innovative, creative and fun - The Times Offers a glimpse of how the inspirational and the creative juices interact - Spectator


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Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges are Not the Only Fruit, won the Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel. Since then she has written eight other novels, including The Passion and been published in 32 countries, as well as adapting her work for TV, film and stage. She lives in Gloucestershire and London.

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