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Lady of the Snakes

  • 320 Pages
  • 2.28 MB
  • 6267 Downloads
  • English
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Harcourt
General, Fiction / General, Family Life, Historical - General, Literary, American Historical Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Ge
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10100608M
ISBN 100151013691
ISBN 139780151013692
OCLC/WorldCa85851512

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PRAISE FOR LADY OF THE SNAKES "Rachel Pastan is a writer of immense intelligence and charm, and the delightful Lady of the Snakes beautifully showcases her talent."--Hilma Wolitzer, author of Summer Reading and Hearts "Both a clever academic novel and a cunning literary detective story, Lady of the Snakes is perhaps most remarkable in its unflinching and /5(15).

PRAISE FOR LADY OF THE SNAKES "A literary mystery crossed with a funny feminist commentary on marriage. Think A. Byatt linking arms in sisterhood with chick-lit champs Susan Isaacs and Jennifer Weiner.

I was hooked from the opening scene."—Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air4/4(3). The Snakes is the first of Sadie Joness novels that I have read and I was mesmerised by the power of her storytelling in this acutely well observed thriller of a dysfunctional family utterly destroyed by wealth, greed and power/5.

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Rachel Pastan's Lady of the Snakes is a really terrific read, just a delightful way to spend a few hours. The novel opens as Jane Levitsky, a Russian literature Ph.D. candidate is about to give birth and is focused on the life of another woman, Masha Karkova, the wife of a fictional Russian novelist.5/5(5).

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About the Author. Rachel Pastan is the author of This Side of Married. Her short fiction has earned a number of awards, including a PEN Syndicated Fiction Prize. She lives with her family in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. PRAISE FOR LADY OF THE SNAKES "A literary mystery crossed with a funny feminist commentary on marriage.

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"Both a clever academic novel and a cunning literary detective story, Lady of the Snakes is perhaps most remarkable in its unflinching and compassionate portrait of its heroine, a young woman struggling to manage the competing demands of marriage, motherhood and career.

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