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Of mortal love

William Alexander Gerhardie

Of mortal love

by William Alexander Gerhardie

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Published by Macdonald & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] William Gerhardie; preface by Michael Holroyd.
SeriesDefinitive revised edition of the works of William Gerhardie
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G3141 Of5, PR6013.E75 Of5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 324 p.
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5736837M
ISBN 100356031454
LC Control Number70591448

  Of Mortal Love contains, for many critics and readers, the essence of all that is best in Gerhardie's writing, and Michael Holroyd, in his 'Preface', voices the suspicion that it is the author's own favourite among his books. First published in , Of Mortal Love is a simple love story, in the author's own words 'containing fresh love-lore Author: William Gerhardie. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mortal Love: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine by Linda Hutchins (, Hardcover) at the best .

Swirling between eras and continents, Mortal Love is an intense novel of unforgettable characters caught in a whirlwind of art, love, and intrigue. Mercurial Larkin Meade may hold the key to lost artistic masterpieces, and to secrets too devastating to imagine. Is there an undying moment? An immorta. Mortal Love (Book): Hand, Elizabeth: Lush, thrilling, and erotically charged, a triumph of suspense and dazzling imagination, Elizabeth Hand's Mortal Love is an extraordinary work that spans more than a century, uniting genius past and present with strange, tensile strands of inspiration, obsession, and lust. A tragedy that occurs in a hospital for the insane in Frankfurt, Germany, will have.

Get this from a library! Mortal love. [Elizabeth Hand] -- In the Victorian Age, a mysterious and irresistible woman becomes entwined in the lives of several artists, both as a muse and as the object of all-consuming obsession. Radborne Comstock, one of the. Swirling between eras and continents, Mortal Love is an intense novel of unforgettable characters caught in a whirlwind of art, love, and intrigue. Mercurial Larkin Meade may hold the key to lost artistic masterpieces, and to secrets too devastating to imagine.4/5.


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I think Mortal Love can best be described as a fairy tale for adult readers. It is a modern myth that explores the relationship between the muse and the artist. This book is indeed a tapestry, weaving together not only different time periods, but also offering cameo appearances of artists, authors, music, and folklore from days gone by/5.

Swirling between eras and continents, Mortal Love is an intense novel of unforgettable characters caught in a whirlwind of art, love, and intrigue. Mercurial Larkin Meade may hold the key to lost artistic masterpieces, and to secrets too devastating to imagine/5(10).

Swirling between eras and continents, Mortal Love is an intense novel of unforgettable characters caught in a whirlwind of art, love, and intrigue. Mercurial Larkin Meade may hold the key to lost artistic masterpieces, and to secrets too devastating to imagine.

Is there an undying moment?/5(34). Mortal Love: After the Fall. Thirty years after a plague destroys civilization, the women in God's Grove, Missouri are entirely subject to their men. At twenty-two years old, Linna Bolt is the barren wife of an abusive husband, alternately pitied and scorned/5.

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A dozen point-of-view characters, divided between modern. Fans of historical fiction will relish this opulent, original novel from award-winning author Hand.

The narrative opens in England in the s, with a fateful meeting between American painter Radborne Comstock and the beautiful Evienne Upstone. Evienne has served as model and muse for a number of artists, including one, Jacobus Candell, whom she drove insane. Her connection to Radborne, as it.

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