In weniger als einer Minute mit dem Lesen beginnen. Sie haben noch keinen tolino eReader?

The Darts of Cupid

And Other Stories

The highly-acclaimed short story collection by the author of Gordon, the erotic novel banned for indecency in 1966

In The Darts of Cupid, Edith Templeton gives a sweeping and intimate exposé of her century and the lives of the women who lived in it. The unforgettable title story was celebrated upon its original publication in The New Yorker for its explicit portrayal of the relationship between a young British woman and her American superior in a provincial war office during World War II - a love affair that lasted only two nights but changed the narrator's life forever, and is still haunting today. Other stories take us from the tumbledown glamour of a Bohemian castle between the wars to an apartment on the coast of Italy in the 1990s, where a rich widow's decision to sell her husband's prized silver becomes a bewitching tale of longing.

Whatever the period, Templeton addresses the truth about female passion with a forthright gaze that is rare for any age.

'[Templeton's stories] make the flesh tingle' Observer

'Templeton's characters are not passive or self-doubting. Their pleasure in sexual submission is a mark of their toughness: they can take what their men give them' TheNew York Times

'Dark, compelling and invigoratingly unsettling' Sunday Times

Edith Templeton was born in Prague in 1916 and spent much of her childhood in a castle in the Bohemian countryside. Her short stories began to appear in The New Yorker in the 1950s and caused a major stir because of their sexual explicitness (these stories are available in one volume entitled The Darts of Cupid as a Penguin ebook). Gordon first appeared in 1966 under the pseudonym Louise Walbrook and was subsequently banned in England and Germany; it was then pirated around the world, appearing under various titles. In 2001, Edith Templeton agreed to publish the novel, with its original title, under her own name. She died in 2006.

Portrait
Edith Templeton, geboren 1916 in Prag, aufgewachsen in Böhmen. Im Krieg für die Alliierten tätig als Arzthelferin uind Dolmetmetscherin. Veröffentlichung von Kurzgeschichten im 'New Yorker', weiterhin Romane und ein Reisebuch. Ab 1956 lebte sie mit ihrem zweiten Mann in Indien, heute in Bordighera an der italienischen Küste.
… weiterlesen
Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz kopiergeschützt i
Seitenzahl 320, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 30.08.2012
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9780241964668
Verlag Penguin Books Ltd
eBook
6,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 46472199
    The Thirst
    von Jo Nesbo
    eBook
    12,99
  • 40208963
    Thirteen Reasons Why
    von Jay Asher
    eBook
    6,49
  • 41211703
    The Girl on the Train
    von Paula Hawkins
    (16)
    eBook
    6,99
  • 47543486
    Into the Water
    von Paula Hawkins
    eBook
    10,99
  • 45779122
    My Not So Perfect Life
    von Sophie Kinsella
    eBook
    12,99
  • 47940135
    Earthly Remains
    von Donna Leon
    eBook
    12,99
  • 44430079
    My Name Is Lucy Barton
    von Elizabeth Strout
    eBook
    3,99 bisher 8,49
  • 47530067
    The Whistler
    von John Grisham
    eBook
    10,99
  • 64476331
    A Court of Wings and Ruin
    von Sarah J. Maas
    (4)
    eBook
    5,49
  • 26688728
    Can You Keep A Secret?
    von Sophie Kinsella
    (12)
    eBook
    6,99
  • 32211347
    The Handmaid's Tale
    von Margaret Atwood
    eBook
    3,99 bisher 8,49
  • 62032617
    Sunday Morning Coming Down
    von Nicci French
    eBook
    10,99
  • 54333598
    All the Missing Girls
    von Megan Miranda
    eBook
    7,99
  • 45283491
    The Dark Prophecy (The Trials of Apollo Book 2)
    von Rick Riordan
    eBook
    10,99
  • 45778775
    The One That Got Away
    von Melissa Pimentel
    eBook
    6,99
  • 44789245
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Special Rehearsal Edition)
    von Jack Thorne
    (57)
    eBook
    14,99
  • 45779490
    The Couple Next Door
    von Shari Lapena
    eBook
    6,99
  • 45779116
    Night School
    von Lee Child
    eBook
    6,99
  • 54195033
    4 3 2 1 (4321)
    von Paul Auster
    (1)
    eBook
    16,99
  • 35761156
    George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 5-Book Boxed Set (Song of Ice and Fire Series)
    von George R. R. Martin
    (5)
    eBook
    21,49 bisher 33,49

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

The Darts of Cupid

The Darts of Cupid

von Edith Templeton

eBook
6,99
+
=
Die Liebe des Grizzlys (Kodiak Point, #4)

Die Liebe des Grizzlys (Kodiak Point, #4)

von Eve Langlais

eBook
4,99
+
=

für

11,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen