The Virgin in the Garden by A.S. Byatt is not my first Byatt book, nor is it my favorite, but I find myself unable to stop thinking about Fredrica and her story. 343 more words
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A.S. Byatt is a master. This book is pretty amazing, as Byatt has to create not only her protagonists, their world, and their quest, but also two literary figures and great portions or excerpts of their works. 106 more words
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There are readings – of the same text – that are dutiful, readings that map and dissect, readings that hear a rustling of unheard sounds, that count grey little pronouns for pleasure or instruction and for a time do not hear golden or apples.