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A Certain Lady

Auhtor: Dorothy Parker

Language: english


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Review by Joanna Daneman, March 2007

Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Certain Lady':

Lady Lazarus is the first novel by O. Henry Award-winning writer Andrew Foster Altschul published by Harcourt in 2008. Drawing its title from the poem of the same name by Sylvia Plath Lady Lazarus also deals with themes similar to the poem namely issues of exhibitionism and the publics hunger for tragedy and spectacle. Described by Publishers Weekly as a gleeful difficult debut with razor-sharp cultural observations and some thrilling high dives the novels central story is that of Calliope Bird Morath a young renowned confessional poet beloved to deconstructionists and culture theorists and fifteen year old girls alike.