The Virgin in the Garden

The Virgin in the Garden

Book - 1979
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Set in Yorkshire in 1952 as the inhabitants of the area set about celebrating the accession of a new Queen, this is the tale of a brilliant and eccentric family fatefully divided.

The Virgin in the Garden is a wonderfully entertaining novel, in which enlightenment and sexuality, Elizabethan drama and comedy intersect richly and unpredictably. It is the first novel to feature Frederica Potter, and the beginning of a triumphant quartet of novels.

Publisher: New York : Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1979, c1978
Edition: 1st American ed. --
ISBN: 9780099478010
Branch Call Number: F BYA NVD
Characteristics: 448 p. ; 22 cm. --


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wwgg Jul 30, 2011

Frederica Potter is NOT a teacher in this book She is an ACTRESS. YES - From an eccentric family; NO she didn't write a play about Elizabeth I SHE ACTED IN IT!

Now read Still Life

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