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The fountain overflows.

Rebecca West

The fountain overflows.

by Rebecca West

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination391 p. ;
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20793324M

The Fountain Overflows by MaggyD. This is by no means a new book, but it has long-lasting interest. The first of a trilogy by Rebecca West, it draws you into the Aubrey family and holds your interest until the end -- and beyond. It's the sort of book you wish wouldn't end, and fortunately there are two more books about the family.5/5(1). The Fountain Overflows was intended as the first book of a trilogy. The second volume, This Real Night (), was published a year and a half after West’s death and received mixed reviews.

Rebecca West was a novelist, journalist, book reviewer, political activist and a very brilliant writer on many subjects, ranging from St. Augustine to the Balkans. But this trilogy, of which The Fountain Overflows is the first book, is my favorite s: Fountain Overflows, Paperback by West, Rebecca; Barrett, Andrea (INT), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US The author re-imagines her own childhood in this witty, often troubling autobiographical novel that follows the lives of members of the Aubrey family from the perspective of Rose, one of four siblings.

The Fountain Overflows. This is by no means a new book, but it has long-lasting interest. The first of a trilogy by Rebecca West, it draws you into the Aubrey family and holds your interest until the end -- and beyond. It's the sort of book you wish wouldn't end, and fortunately there are two more books 5/5(1). Still, living on the edge holds the promise of the unexpected, and the Aubreys, who encounter furious poltergeists, turn up hidden masterpieces, and come to the aid of a murderess, will find that they have adventure to The Fountain Overflows, a best seller, Rebecca West transmuted her own volatile childhood into enduring art.


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‘The Fountain Overflows’ was Rebecca West’s first book in twenty years; and it was to have been the first volume of a trilogy that would tell the story of her century. She didn’t live quite long enough to complete that story, but after reading this book I am eager to read the next book /5.

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Augustine to the Balkans. But this trilogy, of which The Fountain Overflows is the first book, is my favorite s: Robert D. Kaplan's influential book Balkan Ghosts () is an homage to West's Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (), which he calls "this century's greatest travel book" In FebruaryBBC broadcast a radio version of West's novel The Fountain Overflows, dramatized by Robin Brook, in six minute installments.

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Our solutions was released using a aspire to work as a. Rebecca West's THE FOUNTAIN OVERFLOWS, published inis one of the last great British modernist novels. Usually overlooked on modernism course syllabi in favor of West's shorter (but not as profound) THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER, THE FOUNTAIN OVERFLOWS is an exceptionally funny and evocative portrait of a shabby-genteel family of thinkers and artists at the turn Cited by: 4.

A talented, eccentric London family tries to find their place in the world in this semiautobiographical novel by a New York Times–bestselling author. Papa Aubrey’s wife and twin daughters, Mary and Rose, are piano prodigies, his young son Richard Quin is a lively boy, and his eldest daughter Cordelia is a beautiful and driven young woman with musical aspirations.

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London: Macmillan & Co Ltd & The Book Society, Hardcover, in unclipped dust jacket, flat signed by the author, very good condition. Jacket has some creasing and nicks to the spine ends and edges. The corners are also bumped. There are larg. Rebecca West was a novelist, journalist, book reviewer, political activist and a very brilliant writer on many subjects, ranging from St.

Augustine to the Balkans. But this trilogy, of which The Fountain Overflows is the first book, is my favorite work/5. The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).

The women and girls in "The Fountain Overflows" are far more persuasively characterized and in them resides the principal interest of this novel. Mama, "emaciated, shabby and nerve-jerked," living in a constant state of anxious apprehension and habitual frenzy, is the real heroine of Rose's story.

About The Fountain Overflows. The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father’s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

Mrs. Aubrey, a former concert pianist, struggles to keep the family afloat, but then she is something of a high-strung eccentric herself, as. THE FOUNTAIN OVERFLOWS. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe.

Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Unique, brilliant, erratic, this first novel from Rebecca West in some twenty years, is certain of a challenging critical reception. Here is a sophisticated sort of Sanger's Circus tale, as she creates the Aubrey family in a shabby, down.

The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Fountain Overflows by West, Rebecca - AbeBooks Passion for books. 'the fountain overflows: saga of the century (book one): saga of the century, book 1 (new york review books classics)'Cited by: 4.The Fountain Overflows concerns the Aubrey family and their adventures and misfortunes as the four Aubrey children grow up.

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