North Face by Mary Renault PDF

By Mary Renault

ISBN-10: 1480439819

ISBN-13: 9781480439818

Cautious souls discover the potential for new love

On holiday within the North Devon nation-state, Neil Langton seems again at the wreckage of his prior. the injuries from his former marriage are nonetheless uncooked; his spouse cheated on him and his younger daughter died. the trainer and rock climber believes wish to be in the back of him until eventually he comes throughout Ellen, a tender girl staying on the similar guesthouse as he, and whom he saves from a mountainside twist of fate. suffering to house her emotions for a pilot step-cousin who died in carrier, Ellen has her personal romantic scars. If their connection is to undergo, Neil and Ellen needs to conscientiously confront their painful pasts.

Filled with a memorable forged of secondary characters in austerity Britain, North Face is a love tale wealthy in surroundings and pressure, from a grasp of the novelist's craft.

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You must lend me these, Basil,’ he cried. ‘I want to learn them. ’ ‘Oh, I am tired of sitting, and I don’t want a life-sized portrait of myself,’ answered the lad, swinging round on the music-stool, in a wilful, petulant manner. When he caught sight of Lord Henry, a faint blush coloured his cheeks for a moment, and he started up. ’ ‘This is Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian, an old Oxford friend of mine. ’ ‘You have not spoiled my pleasure in meeting you, Mr. Gray,’ said Lord Henry, stepping forward and extending his hand.

Ian Small (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ). –––– Studies in the History of Renaissance (), revised and expanded as The Renaissance (), repr. in The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry––The  Text, ed. Donald L. Hill (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, ). Hill’s edition notes the textual variants in the four editions of The Renaissance that Pater published during his lifetime. Suetonius, Lives of the Caesars, ed. and trans. Catharine Edwards (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ).

Basil, this is extraordinary! ’ Hallward got up from the seat, and walked up and down the garden. After some time he came back. ‘Harry,’ he said, ‘Dorian Gray is to me simply a motive in art. You might see nothing in him. I see everything in him. He is never more present in my work than when no image of him is there. He is a suggestion, as I have said, of a new manner. I find him in the curves of certain lines, in the loveliness and subtleties of certain colours. ’ asked Lord Henry. ‘Because, without intending it, I have put into it some expression of all this curious artistic idolatry,* of which, of course, I have never cared to speak to him.

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