Abyss by Marguerite Yourcenar
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The Abyss

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Abyss by Marguerite Yourcenar

Book Description

Marguerite Yourcenar instantly assumes command of our imagination in her novel "The Abyss." Almost before we know it the author establishes a scene and time, and engages us in the fate of two cousins.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780374516666
ISBN-10: 0374516669
Format: Hardback
(213mm x 137mm x 25mm)
Pages: 600
Imprint: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Marguerite Yourcenar

Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar Memoirs of Hadrian, Paperback (December 2000)

The Emperor Hadrian writes a valedictory letter to Marcus Aurelius, his future successor. The Emperor meditates on his past, describing his accession, military triumphs, love of poetry and music, and the philosophy that informed his powerful and far-flung rule. This work recreates the life and death of one of the great rulers of the ancient world.

Blue Tale and Other Stories by Marguerite Yourcenar Blue Tale and Other Stories, Hardback (November 1995)

This collection includes three stories written between 1927 and 1930. They cover a range of themes, from an allegory on greed, to a scene from the war of the sexes, to a witchhunt that obsessively creates its own quarry. The title story is a fantastic attempt to describe reality in tones of blue.

Alexis by Marguerite Yourcenar Alexis, Paperback (December 1985)

It was with Alexis that, in 1928, Marguerite Yourcenar began her career as a novelist. The book remains one of the stellar literary debuts of the century. Yourcenar has created a moving meditation on the relationship between pleasure and love.

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Author Biography - Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-87) wrote stories, plays, poems, and novels, notably "Memoirs of Hadrian." She was the first woman to be elected to the Academie Francaise.

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