Midsummer Nights

Midsummer Nights

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In 2009, the Glyndebourne Festival of Opera reaches its 75th year. In commemoration of this event, Jeanette Winterson has brought together some of the best loved and most critically acclaimed authors writing today to pen stories inspired by opera.

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With Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright, Alexander McCall Smith, Andrew O’Hagan, Kate Mosse, Andrew Motion, Colm Tóibìn, Joanna Trollope, Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson & more

In this stunning collection, the best and brightest writers working today reimagine familiar stories from the greatest operas. Don Giovanni’s ghost haunts a young boy, Fidelio meets Porgy and Bess and two hapless men stage a Mozartian love test. Long-lost loves enter the dating game and undying witches finally get grey hairs. Funny, macabre or irreverent, these stories are charming for any opera lover and a beguiling collection in their own right.

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Weight 0.228 kg
Dimensions 19.6 × 12.9 × 2 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

384

Language

English

Edition

C format original

Dewey

823.0108357809051 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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