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Wrestling with the Angel: a Life of Janet Frame

By: King, Michael

Price: $7.84

Publisher: Washington, D. C. , U. S.a., Counterpoint: 2002

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001542


Doris Lessing wrote "I am impressed by this biography. Reading it reminded me what an extraordinary woman she is, overcoming such obstacles, and making fresh and good use of them in her work. " Insightful, sometimes shocking and always unforgettable, Wrestling with the Angel is a remarkable account of a writer who has been pushed to the limit by life and has pushed back, using the powers of her imagination to create extraordinary work. Janet Frame is New Zealand'... View more info

The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie: a Biographical Companion to the Works of Agatha Christie

By: Osborne, Charles

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Minotaur Books: 2002

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 001733


The author of over 100 plays, short story collections, and novels, Agatha Christie has been outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Though many have tried to copy her, no one has succeeded, and Christie remains the bestselling modern writer throughout the world. Now Charles Osborne, a lifelong student of Agatha Christie, has created a comprehensive guide to her world as examined through her books. Illustrated with rarely seen photos and updated to include details of t... View more info