Possession: A Romance (Paperback)
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Possession: A Romance (Paperback)

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Paperback 624 Pages / Published: 07/02/1991
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Winner of the Booker Prize 1990

Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a triumphant love story. It's the tale of a pair of young scholars investigating the lives of two Victorian poets. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they uncover a web of passion, deceit and tragedy, and their quest becomes a battle against time.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099800408
Number of pages: 624
Weight: 450 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 32 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A triumphant success on every level.' - Cosmopolitan

'Teeming with more ideas than a year's worth of ordinary novels.' - Spectator

'This is a novel for every taste: a heartbreaking Victorian love story, a take-no-prisoners comedy of contemporary academic life, and an unputdownable supernatural mystery. You turn the last page feeling stunned and elated, happy to have had the chance to read it.' - Washington Post

'Possession is eloquent about the intense pleasures of reading. And, with sumptuous artistry, it provides a feast of them.' - Sunday Times

'Our best novelist.' - Evening Standard

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“Practically Perfect”

This is a stunning novel, two related love stories weave through each other, almost touching sometimes without either couple being aware of it. A story of love in all its forms, of possession by a person, by objects,... More

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