The Eve of Saint Venus

The Eve of Saint Venus

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Description

Here is a midsummer night's dream of a novel, Anthony Burgess in a mood of comic whimsy. A baronet, Sir Benjamin Drayton, has received a consignment of stone statues of gods and goddesses, including Venus. A ring slipped on Venus's finger by a young man about to be married upsets a number of arrangements, including the wedding plans.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 25mm | 128g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0393009157
  • 9780393009156
  • 798,113

About Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) is the author of many works, including The Wanting Seed, Nothing Like the Sun, and Re Joyce. A Clockwork Orange is one of the "100 best novels" of both Time magazine and Modern Library and is on David Bowie's Book List.
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216 ratings
3.4 out of 5 stars
5 16% (34)
4 27% (59)
3 42% (91)
2 12% (25)
1 3% (7)
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