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												POSSESSION: A ROMANCE | Volume VIII, Oak Tree Press First Chapter Series by  A. S. | illustrated by David Royle Byatt
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - (2009)
		 - from Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA (SKU: 4275)

POSSESSION: A ROMANCE | Volume VIII, Oak Tree Press First Chapter Series

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POSSESSION: A ROMANCE | Volume VIII, Oak Tree Press First Chapter Series

by Byatt, A. S. | illustrated by David Royle

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Oak Tree Press, (2009). Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. Octavo. 47, [3] pp. Deluxe edition, 34 of 35 Roman numeral copies from a larger edition of 160, signed by Byatt on the title page. Bound as issued in full cloth with printed paper title labels on the spine and the front cover; housed in Very Good slipcase slightly bumped on the bottom edge; a bright copy; original bifolium print by Royle laid in. A wonderful series by Oak Tree Press, releasing the first chapter of notable Booker Prize winning novels; the profits of which went to support Thusong Children's Centre, Kimberley, South Africa. This book is dedicated to children living with HIV/AIDS.


Antonia Susan Duffy, commonly known as A. S. Byatt was born in 1936, and is an English novelist and poet. This fascinating author won the Man Booker prize in 1990 for Possession , a beautifully written story about a duel set of discoveries that continues on through the course of the tale. When Roland Mitchell comes across a letter from Randolph Henry Ash to Christabel La Motte in the course of typical research, he is so enthralled that he takes the letter home with him.  Randolph Henry Ash, a nineteenth-century poet, is the subject of Roland’s life work thus far, and the new discovery could reveal untold new information about his character. Teaming up with Maud Bailey, who is one of Christabel’s descendants they follow a trail of clues from various letters and journals; seeking to discover the true nature of their relationship, and solve the mysteries of where and what happened before the other scholars can do so. Possession is a complex, layered book, brimming with descriptive imagery and rich with allusion.


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POSSESSION: A ROMANCE | Volume VIII, Oak Tree Press First Chapter Series
Byatt, A. S. | illustrated by David Royle
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