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By Marguerite Yourcenar

Alexis

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Alexis by Marguerite Yourcenar

Book Description

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780374519063
ISBN-10: 0374519064
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 8mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1985
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.

Oriental Tales by Marguerite Yourcenar Oriental Tales, Paperback

"From China to Japan, the Balkans to India, "Oriental Tales" addresses love, conquest, betrayal, murder, religion, and passion in an eloquent and exquisite telling."--"Kirkus Reviews."

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