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Nightwood

Djuna Barnes

Nightwood

by Djuna Barnes

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Published by Faber and Faber Ltd in London .
Written in English


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Statementwith a preface by T.S. Eliot.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17381427M

  Nightwood, Djuna Barnes' strange and sinuous tour de force, "belongs to that small class of books that somehow reflect a time or an epoch" (Times Literary Supplement). That time is the period between the two World Wars, and Barnes' novel unfolds in the decadent shadows of Europe's great cities, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna—a world in which the /5(8). Luce is a beautiful young woman who lives as a caretaker of an abandoned lodge. She has limited contact with other people, including her father who is a deputy in the area. Luce has no contact with her only sibling, Lily, other than letters. Luce's father, Lit, raised Luce and Lily from the time.

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