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Series:Virago Modern Classics

CHALLENGE was Vita Sackville-West's second novel. It was ready to go to print in 1920, but the aughor suddenly changed her mind. This was not because she lacked confidence in her work,but because of the scandal it would have caused. CHALLENGE remained unpublished for over fifty years. Vita's love affa... read more

Challenge
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 Gay & Bi Male Fiction

Series:Virago Modern Classics Ser.

'The Alexander Trilogy contains some of Renault's finest writing. Lyrical, wise, compelling: the novels are a wonderful imaginative feat - Sarah Waters Alexander the Great died at the age of thirty-three, leaving behind ... read more

Fire from Heaven: A Novel of Alexander the Great (Virago Modern Classic)
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They call themselves 'The Five' - Sally and Emily Prince, Jed and Raymond Tatro, and Donny. They spend their Tennessee childhoods trading dreams in the branches of the Castle Tree. The girls dream of elegant penthouses in Manhattan and Total Womanhood. The boys dream of heroic feats and keeping the wo... read more

Original Sins
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Series:Virago Modern Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 and The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick
With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband she barely k... read more

Rebecca
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 Lesbian & Bi Crime / Romance

Series:Virago Modern Classics Ser.

Completed just months before Patricia Highsmith's death in 1995, Small g explores the labyrinthine intricacies of passion, sexuality, and jealousy in a charming tale of love misdirected.
'What is most remarkable in this novel is... read more

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Small G - a Summer Idyll
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 Gay & Bi Male Fiction

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Injured at Dunkirk, Laurie Odell, a young corporal, is recovering at a rural veterans' hospital. There he meets Andrew, a conscientious objector serving as an orderly, and the men find solace in their covert friendship. Then Ralph Lanyon appears, a mentor from Laurie's schoo... read more

The Charioteer
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 Lesbian & Bi Biography / Memoir

Series:Virago Modern Classics Ser.

These remarkable diaries are a piece of lost lesbian history. Anne Lister defied the role of womanhood seen in the novels of Jane Austen: she was bold, fiercely independent, a landowner, industrialist, traveller ? and lesbian. She kept extensi... read more

The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister
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 General Fiction

Series:Virago modern classics

A landmark in feminist literature, THE WOMEN'S ROOM is a biting social commentary of a world gone silently haywire. Written in the 1970s but with profound resonance today, this is a modern allegory that offers piercing insight into the social norms accepted blindly and reve... read more

The Women's Room
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 General Fiction

Series:Virago Modern Classics Ser.

It is stripped off - the paper - in great patches . . . The colour is repellent . . . In the places where it isn't faded and where the sun is just so - I can see a strange, provoking, formless sort of figure, that seems to skulk about . . .'
Based on the author's own experiences, 'The Yellow Wal... read more

The Yellow Wallpaper and Selected Writings
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 General Fiction

Series:Virago Modern Classics Ser.

Margaret Drabble | Beryl Bainbridge | Angela Carter | Maggie O'Farrell | Elizabeth Jane Howard | A. S. Byatt | Penelope Lively | Sarah Waters | Jonathan Coe | Diana Souhami | Jilly Cooper | Elizabeth Bowen | Mark Bostridge | Alexander McCall Smith | Sarah Dunant | Rachel Coo... read more

Writers as Readers
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