Beyond the Glass by Antonia White
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Beyond the Glass
By Antonia White

Beyond the Glass

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Beyond the Glass by Antonia White

Book Description

Clara Batchelor is twenty-two. Her brief, doomed marriage to Archie over, she returns to live with her parents in the home of her childhood. She hopes for comfort but the devoutly Catholic household confines her and forms a dangerous glass wall of guilt and repression between Clara and the outside world. Clara both longs for and fears what lies beyond, and when she escapes into an exhilarating and passionate love affair her fragile identity cracks. Beyond the Glass completes the trilogy sequel to Frost in May, which began with The Lost Traveller and The Sugar House. Although each is a complete novel in itself, together they form a brilliant portrait of a young girl's journey to adulthood.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844083688
ISBN-10: 1844083683
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 126mm x 21mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Antonia White

Sugar House by Antonia White Sugar House, Paperback (August 2006)

Evelyn Waugh called her one of the very best novelists of the day - a title she still deserves' Carol Shields

Frost in May by Antonia White Frost in May, Paperback (August 2006)

*'Frost in May is the unsurpassed novel of convent school life' Hermione Lee, Observer

Lost Traveller by Antonia White Lost Traveller, Paperback (August 2006)

Antonia White's sustained portrayal of Clara's budding into womanhood is a masterpiece' The Boston Globe

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Author Biography - Antonia White

Antonia White was born in 1899 and educated at in London at St. Paul's and RADA. She worked as a journalist and in the Foreign Office, had four novels published and translated over thirty novels from French. She died in Sussex in 1980.

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