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Ant love story As a pair of young scholars research the lives of two Victorian poets they uncover their letters journals and poems and track their movements f A while ago I said to myself I m going to pay attention to doing things that make me happy So I m going to cook creatively and read fantasy because I keep forgetting I like those thingsThen I started reading Possession The happiness project got put on the back burner until I was ready to emerge from the Victorian melancholia which placed demands on my time too great to allow for preparing meals I never cried at this book exactly but I freuently wept the way a lemon meringue pie weeps when you leave it out and come back to find dots of moisture on the surfaceOh it was beautiful though a book of such tan Devoted to Drew young scholars research the lives of two Victorian poets they uncover their letters journals and poems and track their movements f A while ago I said to myself I m going to pay attention to doing things that make me happy So I m going to cook creatively and read fantasy because I keep forgetting I like those thingsThen I started reading Possession The happiness project got put on the back burner until I was ready to emerge from the Victorian melancholia which placed demands on my time too great to allow for preparing meals I never cried at this book exactly but I freuently wept the way a lemon meringue pie weeps when

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Possession

Winner of England's Booker Prize and a literary sensation Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance at once an intellectual mystery and a triumph OK I have to say something People keep writing reviews of this book and talking about how it was great except for all the boring poems which they skipped throughREAD THE POETRY PEOPLE What s the matter with everyone They re actually rather good they are full of plot clues and duh they re a key part of the novel you re reading I mean what is going on here Do people really hate poetry so much that they re skipping a few pages of it in the middle of a story If you try that shit with Hamlet you re going to miss half the play Or is this part of some weird trend Perhaps you hold your hands over your ears w Mischief and Marriage you re reading I mean what is going on here Do people really hate poetry so much that they re skipping a few pages of it in the middle of a story If Cold Case, Hot Accomplice (Men of Wolf Creek, you try that shit with Hamlet Blackmailed Into the Greek Tycoons Bed (International Billionaires, you re going to miss half the play Or is this part of some weird trend Perhaps Her Husbands Christmas Bargain you hold The Geography of Witchcraft your hands over Hold On To Me your ears w

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Rom London to Yorkshire from spiritualist sénces to the fairy haunted far west of Brittany What emerges is an extraordinary counterpoint of passion and ideas Like many biographies this was as much about its author as its subject AS Byatt has characters describing biography as a form of religion a form of ancestor worship She is a novelist who loves the academic approach to biography applied to fiction and semi fiction creating po mo metafiction that is rich in texture and research but which can be a little hard for mortals to digest There are two main timelines here a pair of Victorian poets Randolph Henry Ash and Christabel LaMotte loosely based on BrowningTennyson and Christina Rossetti respectively and various modern academics who specialise in


10 thoughts on “Possession

  1. says:

    That was not what I was expecting this timeI have to admit I did not approach this book this time around with what I would consider pure motives I wasn’t in it to find things I had never found before to revisit a personal classic to explore ideas that I had left behind for the time when I was ready to connect with them in the w

  2. says:

    A honking great piece of literary self gratification a novel about writers all novels about writers should be given a concrete overcoat a grand excuse for A S Byatt to dazzle us with some fancy ventrilouism and yes you can feel the throb of the author's perfervid intelligence like a lawnmower hacking away at the tough grass at the edge of the lawn but after all of that you have to come clean and say that Possession is

  3. says:

    OK I have to say something People keep writing reviews of this book and talking about how it was great except for all the boring poems which they skipped throughREAD THE POETRY PEOPLE What's the matter with everyone They're

  4. says:

    Literary critics make natural detectivesI loved this novel I know there are plenty of arguments against it but to me it summed up m

  5. says:

    A while ago I said to myself I'm going to pay attention to doing things that make me happy So I'm going to cook creatively and read fantasy because I keep forgetting I like those thingsThen I started reading Posse

  6. says:

    Too much work for too little rewardI read somewhere that if you pick up a book and you're not enjoying it by eit

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    Stolen snapshots that defy the laws of space and timePastA poet observes a mystical creature half woman half mermaid scouting cliffs and cree

  8. says:

    Winner of the Man Booker Prize in 1990Giving this book 5 stars was not ever in doubt for me This is one of the most remarkable books I've ever read I'm a romantic I admit I love art and art history I love good historical fic

  9. says:

    “ Like many biographies this was as much about its author as its subject”AS Byatt has characters describing biography as “a form of religion a form of ancestor worship” She is a novelist who loves the academic approach to biography appl

  10. says:

    I just finished reading AS Byatt’s novel Possession again for about the fourth time It has been several years since I last read it and I have to say that I saw it in a completely new light It is a literary masterpiece that is exuisitely plotted and written This time around I very carefully studied the epigraphs leading off most of the chapters and all of the beautiful poetry included in the text I don’t k