Ida: A Novel
Vintage Books, 1972 - 154 pages
This is the story of Ida, whose life consists mainly of resting, because she is always tired; of talking to herself; and of getting married, time after time. When it was first published New York Times wrote: 'One might call it a short novel, a long poem, or a modern fairy tale.
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IDA: A NovelUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
If Ida goes on, does she go on even when she does go on any more. No and yes." ... Now I should say yes and no. Ida does go on but I don't — for what is Ida but Gertrude Stein's "first new novel in ... Read full review
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