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

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

9781849161831


Pages:   336
Publication Date:   01 April 2010
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Jeanette Winterson ,  Jeanette Winterson
Publisher:   Quercus Publishing
Imprint:   riverrun
Dimensions:   Width: 14.80cm , Height: 2.10cm , Length: 20.00cm
Weight:   0.240kg
ISBN:  

9781849161831


ISBN 10:   1849161836
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   01 April 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Jeanette Winterson. First Lady of Song: Jackie Kay. Fidelio and Bess: Ali Smith. Freedom: Sebastian Barry. To Die For: Kate Atkinson. The Growler: Julie Myerson. The Ghost: Toby Litt. Nemo: Joanna Trollope. The Pearl Fishers: Colm Toibin. Key Note: Anne Enright. First Snow: Andrew O'Hagan. Goldrush Girl: Jeanette Winterson. The Martyr: Ruth Rendell. String and Air: Lynne Truss. The Empty Seat: Paul Bailey. My Lovely Countess: Antonia Fraser. La Fille de Melisande: Kate Mosse. Now the Great Bear: Andrew Motion. Forget My Fate: Marina Warner. The Albanians: Alexander McCall Smith. Notes on the Operas: Margaret Reynolds. About Glyndebourne. Notes on the Contributors.

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'Wonderfully innovative, creative and fun' The Times. 'Winterson's stellar cast delivers plenty of incident as well as atmosphere to power this upbeat collection' Financial Times.


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Author Website:   http://www.jeanettewinterson.com/

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. 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. 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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Author Website:   http://www.jeanettewinterson.com/

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