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Two Serious Ladies pdf, epub, mobi

Two Serious Ladies pdf, epub, mobi

Jane Bowles,: Two Serious Ladies

Two Serious Ladies


The only novel by avant-garde literary star Jane Bowles, the highly influential wife of legendary writer Paul Bowles, Two Serious Ladies is a modernist cult classic, mysterious, profound, anarchic, and funny, that follows two "respectable" women as they descend into debauchery updated with an introduction by Claire Messud, bestselling author of The Emperor's Children and The Woman Upstairs.Christina Goering, eccentric and adventurous, and Frieda Copperfield, anxious but enterprising, are two serious ladies who want to live outside of themselves. Old friends, each will take a surprising path in search of salvation: during a visit to Panama, Mrs. Copperfield abandons her husband, finding solace in a relationship with a teenage prostitute; while Miss Goering, a wealthy spinster, pursues sainthood via sordid encounters with the basest of men. At the end the two women meet again, each radically altered by her experience."

On a car journey to a family wedding, Garance reflects on how adult life, with its disappointments and responsibilities, has not always gone to plan for herself or her three siblings. But just around the corner lies the chance for them to revisit their younger, carefree selves in a delightfully unplanned escapade. In this exquisitely told story, Anna Gavalda explores the themes of time passing and the highs and lows of family life with characteristic wit, warmth and brilliant characterisation. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books, based on her own childhood and later life, are still beloved classics almost a century after she began writing them. Now young readers will see just how similar Laura's true-life story was to her books. Born in 1867 in the "Big Woods" Two Serious Ladies download ebook pdf in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventure of living on the frontier. Her life and times are captured in engaging text and 80 black-and-white illustrations.

Author: Jane Bowles,
Number of Pages: 221 pages
Published Date: 25 Feb 2014
Publisher: Ecco Press
Publication Country: New York, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780062283122
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