The Bay Of Noon

The Bay Of Noon

Author: Shirley Hazzard

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780349015422

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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The scene is Naples, against whose ancient and fantastic background the modern action takes place. Among the protagonists is Jenny, young and pretty, who has come to Naples in flight from a sombre drama, unaware that a larger drama waits her there. She has an introduction to a Neapolitan woman, and one day she idly follows it up. This is her leap through the looking glass.

The Bay Of Noon
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Shirley Hazzard
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-14 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The scene is Naples, against whose ancient and fantastic background the modern action takes place. Among the protagonists is Jenny, young and pretty, who has come to Naples in flight from a sombre drama, unaware that a larger drama waits her there. She has an introduction to a Neapolitan woman,
The Great Fire
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Shirley Hazzard, The Estate of Shirley Hazzard Steegmuller
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04-01 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A great writer's sweeping story of men and women struggling to reclaim their lives in the aftermath of world conflict The Great Fire is Shirley Hazzard's first novel since The Transit of Venus, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1981. The conflagration of her title is the
Cliffs of Fall
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Shirley Hazzard, Shirley Hazzard Steegmuller, The Estate of Shirley Hazzard Steegmuller
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-01 - Publisher: Picador

From the author of The Great Fire, a collection of stories about love and acceptance, expectations and disappointment Shirley Hazzard's stories are sharp, sensitive portrayals of moments of crisis. Whether they are set in the Italian countryside or suburban Connecticut, the stories deal with real people and real problems. In
Greene on Capri
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Shirley Hazzard, Shirley Hazzard Steegmuller, The Estate of Shirley Hazzard Steegmuller
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-02-07 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The subtle portrait of a great but difficult man and a legendary island. When friends die, one's own credentials change: one becomes a survivor. Graham Greene has already had biographers, one of whom has served him mightily. Yet I hope that there is room for the remembrance of a friend
Collected Stories
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Shirley Hazzard
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-03 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Collected Stories includes both volumes of the National Book Award–winning author Shirley Hazzard’s short-story collections—Cliffs of Fall and People in Glass Houses—alongside uncollected works and two previously unpublished stories Shirley Hazzard's Collected Stories is a work of staggering breadth and accomplishment. Taken together, these twenty-eight short stories are masterworks in