Book Reviews Fiction

Reviews of "Miss Garnet's Angel" plus biography of Salley Vickers author of same



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  1. robininwestoz —

    First, here is some biographical information about Sally Vickers:

    Speakers Agency: Sally Vickers

    http://www.speakersagency.com/vwx/vi-sa.html

    As you will see, she has an interesting background, not just as a

    writer, but also as a psychoanalyst and professor of English

    literature.

    As a supplement to this biographical information, you may be

    interested in Ms. Vickers' own thoughts on her book and her approach

    to writing it. The first source is amazon.com and is in the form of

    an interview with the author:

    Amazon.com: Miss Garnet's Angel: "From the Author" (about 1/4 down the

    page)

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/stores/detail/-/books/0452282977/reviews/103-1096845-0182224

    The UK version of amazon.com has a description by Ms. Vickers of

    readers' responses to the book:

    Amazon.com.uk: Miss Garnet's Angel: "The Author, Salley Vickers"

    (about 1/4 down the page)

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/stores/detail/-/books/0006514219/reviews/026-1667438-3742035

    Many on-line reviews of this popular and notable book are available.

    Here are direct links to some of them:

    1. Publishers Weekly's review, along with excerpts from reviews by the

    Christian Science Monitor and the Philadelphia Inquirer, are available

    at amazon.com. 18 customer reviews are also available at this site:

    Amazon.com: Editorial Reviews

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/stores/detail/-/books/0452282977/reviews/103-1096845-0182224

    2. Amazon.com.uk own review is available on its site, as well as

    excerpts from reviews by The Times, The Times Literary Supplement and

    The Spectator. 20 customer reviews are also available:

    Amazon.com.uk: Reviews

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/stores/detail/-/books/0006514219/reviews/026-1667438-3742035

    3. The Atlantic Monthly:

    http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/2001/01/reviews.htm

    4. The Sunday Times (South Africa):

    http://www.suntimes.co.za/2001/06/03/books/angel.asp

    5. The Denver Post:

    http://63.147.65.175/books/garnet0225.htm

    Many more reviews from readers and other publications can be found by

    browsing through the 256 links returned by Google search for the terms

    "Miss Garnet's Angel" and "reviews". You will undoubtedly find some

    of the amateur reviews more useful to you than others, but you should

    find this to be a good resource for further exploration:

    Google Search Results

    ://www.google.com/search?q=%22Miss+Garnet%27s+Angel%22+reviews&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&safe=off&start=50&sa=N

    Google Search Terms:

    "Sally Vickers" bio OR biography

    "Miss Garnet's Angel" reviews

    "Miss Garnet's Angel"

    If any of the above information isn't clear or if any of the links

    don't work, please post a clarification request before rating the

    answer.

    markj-ga

  2. I am a silly old fool. I know there is a difference between $US and $A

    that the rate of exchange is about 56c but which way does it go? Am I

    being a stingy silly old fool (retorical question just answer the

    stingy bit)

    RobininWestOz

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