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Author Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936- author

Title Possession : a romance / A.S. Byatt
Published London : Vintage, 1991
New York : Vintage Books, 1991


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Description 511 pages ; 20 cm
Summary Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a triumphant love story. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars investigating the lives of two Victorian poets. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they uncover a web of passion, deceit and tragedy, and their quest becomes a battle against time
Analysis English fiction
Psychological fiction
Notes First published by Chatto & Windus, 1990
Originally published Chatto & Windus, 1990
Winner of the 1990 Booker Prize
Subject Biographers -- Fiction.
English fiction -- 20th century.
Literary historians -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting -- Fiction.
Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting -- England -- Fiction.
Poets -- Fiction.
Poets, English -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
ISBN 0099800403 (paperback)
9780099800408 (paperback)
Other Titles Possession