The Virgin in the Garden

Author(s): A. S. Byatt

Literary Fiction

The Virgin in the Garden is the first novel to feature FredericaPotter, and the beginning of a triumphant quartet of novels. Set inYorkshire in 1952 as the inhabitants of the area set about celebratingthe accession of a new Queen, this is the tale of a brilliant andeccentric family fatefully divided. The Virgin in the Garden is awonderfully entertaining novel, in which enlightenment andsexuality, Elizabethan drama and comedy intersect richly andunpredictably.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780140116861
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : 0.259455
  • : July 1981
  • : .76 Inches X 9.69 Inches X 5.42 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : A. S. Byatt
  • : Paperback
  • : good
  • : 428