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Lolly Willowes - Sylvia Townsend Warner, Alison Lurie
Lolly Willowes
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In Lolly Willowes, Sylvia Townsend Warner tells of an aging spinster's struggle to break way from her controlling family—a classic story that she treats with cool feminist intelligence, while adding a dimension of the supernatural and strange. Warner is one of the outstanding and indispensable... show more
In Lolly Willowes, Sylvia Townsend Warner tells of an aging spinster's struggle to break way from her controlling family—a classic story that she treats with cool feminist intelligence, while adding a dimension of the supernatural and strange. Warner is one of the outstanding and indispensable mavericks of twentieth-century literature, a writer to set beside Djuna Barnes and Jane Bowles, with a subversive genius that anticipates the fantastic flights of such contemporaries as Angela Carter and Jeanette Winterson.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780940322165 (0940322161)
Publisher: NYRB Classics
Pages no: 222
Edition language: English
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Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
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4.0 Lolly Willowes
83. LOLLY WILLOWES, BY SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNERAnother recommendation by Mary. It’s funny that I had never heard about this book before, considering it’s exactly the kind of book I like... Synopsis: Laura is a spinster who never had any intention of marrying. She doesn’t resent being alone; in fact, s...
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4.0 Lolly Willowes
That’s why we become witches: to show our scorn of pretending life’s a safe business, to satisfy our passion for adventure. It’s not malice, or wickedness - well, perhaps it is wickedness, for most women love that - but certainly not malice, not wanting to plague cattle and make horrid children spou...
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