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Madame du Deffand and the Idiots (Mini Modern Classics)

Madame du Deffand and the Idiots (Mini Modern Classics)

Author: Javier Marías
Series: Penguin Modern
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Description
She was bored and fought against her boredom, which only bored her still more.'

Five sparkling, irreverent brief portraits of famous literary figures (including libertines, eccentrics and rogues) from Spain's greatest living writer.
Author description
Javier Marias is the author of sixteen works in Spanish, which have been translated into forty-two languages including English. His translated English works are All Souls, A Heart So White, Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me, When I Was Mortal, Dark Back of Time, The Man of Feeling, Voyage Along the Horizon, Written Lives, the Your Face Tomorrow trilogy (Fever and Spear, Dance and Dream and Poison, Shadow and Farewell), Bad Nature, While the Women Are Sleeping, The Infatuations, Thus Bad Begins and, Venice, An Interior. Javier Marias has received numerous literary prizes including the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Prix Formentor. He lives and works as a translator and columnist in Madrid.
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General Fields

  • : 9780241339480
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : February 2018
  • : 161mm X 111mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 64
  • : Javier Marías
  • : Paperback
  • : 1