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This Real Night : Virago Modern Classics - Rebecca West

This Real Night

Virago Modern Classics

Paperback

Published: 15th March 1996
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Acknowledged as Rebecca West's fictional masterpiece, The Fountain Overflows introduces the crisis-ridden Aubrey family. This Real Night continues their remarkable story.

It is the early 1900s. With the disappearance of Piers, her feckless and gambling husband, and the sale of some valuable paintings, Clare Aubrey has a firmer grip on the purse strings. Rose and Mary are at music college, struggling for artistic perfection, while the self-assured Cordelia has fallen into the role of art dealer's assistant. Richard Quin, beloved younger brother, is contemplating Oxford. The children's coming of age, with its gradual acceptance of love and loss, becomes all the more poignant as the events of the First World War gather pace...

'A lastingly important English writer' MARGHANITA LASKI 'Rebecca West's novel touches the very essence of life' SYBILLE BEDFORD

ISBN: 9780860686699
ISBN-10: 0860686698
Series: Virago Modern Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 15th March 1996
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.7  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1