Angel Classics > The Ice Virgin: A novella
Angel Classics Andersen, H/Binding, P(tr): The Ice Virgin: A novella
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- ISBN: 9780946162895
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The relationship between a gifted young climber-hunter from the remote Bernese Oberland and a prosperous miller's daughter from a comfortable French-speaking canton plays out themes such as instinct versus reason, daring versus security, the role of early experience in shaping identity. In the terrifying Ice Virgin and her eerie minions, with their implacable hatred of humankind, we have a glimpse of the fairy tale Andersen. But this is a thoroughly absorbing story of the real world.
In his Afterword Paul Binding situates The Ice Virgin in its author's life and work and explains why he places this novella in the first rank of world literature.
|Series||Angel Classics||Title||The Ice Virgin: A novella|
|Publication Date||August 2016||Authors||Hans Christian Andersen / Paul Binding|
|Inspection Copy||No||Delivery||In Stock - will be despatched today|
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