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Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Land - John Crowley
Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Land
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One of our most accomplished literary artists, John Crowley imagines the novel the haunted Romantic poet Lord Byron never penned ...but very well might have. Saved from destruction, read, and annotated by Byron's own abandoned daughter, Ada, the manuscript is rediscovered in our time -- and... show more
One of our most accomplished literary artists, John Crowley imagines the novel the haunted Romantic poet Lord Byron never penned ...but very well might have. Saved from destruction, read, and annotated by Byron's own abandoned daughter, Ada, the manuscript is rediscovered in our time -- and almost not recognized. Lord Byron's Novel is the story of a dying daughter's attempt to understand the famous father she longed for -- and the young woman who, by learning the secret of Byron's manuscript and Ada's devotion, reconnects with her own father, driven from her life by a crime as terrible as any of which Byron himself was accused.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060556594 (0060556595)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 465
Edition language: English
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Father-daughter love stories which made me wished I've read some of Byron's works or at least his biographies before… Am searching for the biographies now.Quite a good read, the only thing that I don't enjoy is Ada's notes on the manuscript.
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
This is a multi-layered novel. First we have a manuscript written by George Gordon, Lord Byron, which in real life wasn't completed. But Crowley gives us the novel in its entirety. Next we have the annotations by Ada Lovelace, Byron's daughter, who possessed the supposed manuscript. Finally, we ...
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