Winter in the Air: And Other Stories

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Winter in the Air comprises eighteen short stores written between 1938 and 1955. Despite the time span Sylvia Townsend Warner's biographer, Claire Harman, considers this collection the first 'to seem all-of-a-piece - not unvarious, but more controlled.' Although better known as a novelist, it is debateable whether that medium saw her at her best. Her short stories are invariably good, compassionate and with a leavening of wit which is, by turns, deeply comical and wryly ironic. Her reputation in this field needs reviving and to assist that Faber Finds are reissuing four volumes of her short stories: Winter in the Air, A Spirit Rises, A Stranger with a Bag and Scenes of Childhood. The stories in Winter in the Air are: Winter in the Air, Hee-Haw!; The Children's Grandmother; Evan; A Priestess of Delphi; At the Trafalgar Bakery; Shadwell; Under New Management; At a Monkey's Breast; Absolom, My Son; A Kitchen Knife; Uncle Blair; Emil; Idenborough; A Funeral at Clovie; A Passing Weakness; The Reredos; A Second Visit.

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Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978) published seven novels, four volumes of poetry and eight volumes of short stories. She also wrote the biography of T. H. White, and spent ten years of her life as one of the four editors of the ten-volume compilation Tudor Church Music. She lived most of her adult life with her close companion Valentine Ackland.Faber Finds are reissuing four volumes of her short stories: Winter in the Air, A Spirit Rises, A Stranger with a Bag and Scenes of Childhood.

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Descrizione libro FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Main. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Winter in the Air comprises eighteen short stores written between 1938 and 1955. Despite the time span Sylvia Townsend Warner s biographer, Claire Harman, considers this collection the first to seem all-of-a-piece - not unvarious, but more controlled. Although better known as a novelist, it is debateable whether that medium saw her at her best. Her short stories are invariably good, compassionate and with a leavening of wit which is, by turns, deeply comical and wryly ironic. Her reputation in this field needs reviving and to assist that Faber Finds are reissuing four volumes of her short stories: Winter in the Air , A Spirit Rises , A Stranger with a Bag and Scenes of Childhood . The stories in Winter in the Air are: Winter in the Air, Hee-Haw! ; The Children s Grandmother ; Evan ; A Priestess of Delphi ; At the Trafalgar Bakery ; Shadwell ; Under New Management ; At a Monkey s Breast ; Absolom, My Son ; A Kitchen Knife ; Uncle Blair ; Emil ; Idenborough ; A Funeral at Clovie ; A Passing Weakness ; The Reredos ; and, A Second Visit . Codice libro della libreria AAV9780571275304

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Descrizione libro Faber and Faber. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 250 pages. Winter in the Air comprises eighteen short stores written between 1938 and 1955. Despite the time span Sylvia Townsend Warners biographer, Claire Harman, considers this collection the first to seem all-of-a-piece - not unvarious, but more controlled. Although better known as a novelist, it is debateable whether that medium saw her at her best. Her short stories are invariably good, compassionate and with a leavening of wit which is, by turns, deeply comical and wryly ironic. Her reputation in this field needs reviving and to assist that Faber Finds are reissuing four volumes of her short stories: Winter in the Air, A Spirit Rises, A Stranger with a Bag and Scenes of Childhood. The stories in Winter in the Air are: Winter in the Air, Hee-Haw!; The Childrens Grandmother; Evan; A Priestess of Delphi; At the Trafalgar Bakery; Shadwell; Under New Management; At a Monkeys Breast; Absolom, My Son; A Kitchen Knife; Uncle Blair; Emil; Idenborough; A Funeral at Clovie; A Passing Weakness; The Reredos; A Second Visit. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780571275304

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