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The snow ball

By: Brophy, Brigid Williams, Eley

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0571362877 / 9780571362875
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20 cm 208 pages
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When Anna is kissed by a mysterious stranger at a masquerade ball, a heady dance of seduction begins ... 'So original and refreshing.' Hilary Mantel'Brilliantly seductive ...

A witty, sexy, sophisticated treat.' Sarah Waters'Superb ...

Sheer artistic insolence.' Iris Murdoch'A great novel ...

A swirling, sumptuous, sensual feast.' Guardian'A feminist remodelling of libertine fervour and passion ...

Fiction at its finest.' Eley WilliamsLondon, New Year's Eve.

Snow falls on a Georgian mansion, vibrating with the festivities of a masquerade ball within.

Middle-aged divorcee Anna stands alone - until the clock chimes midnight and a mysterious figure kisses her on the mouth.

Thus begins a dance of seduction charged by clandestine romances swirling around them, whipping the ball into an frenzy of operatic proportions - until the night climaxes, revealing unease beneath the glitter ...

A scandalous sensation in 1964, Brigid Brophy's The Snow Ball is ripe to seduce a new generation of readers. 'I read it in one sitting ... Wonderful!' Claire-Louise Bennett'One of the wittiest British writers of the past half century ...

A comet in her day.' Terry Castle


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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