Winter of artifice: three novelettes

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A. Swallow, Jan 1, 1961 - Fiction - 175 pages
'A handful of perfectly fold fables, and prose which is so daringly elaborate, so accurately timed...using words as magnificently colorful, evocative and imagist as any plastic combination on canvas but as mysteriously idiosyncratic as any abstract.' -Times Literary Supplement

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User Review  - dragonflyy419 - LibraryThing

Winter of Artifice by Anais Nin is a set of three novelettes that explore relationships between woman and lover, woman and father, and patient and therapist. Nin writes eloquently in her stories and ... Read full review

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Mostly consisting of the very psychoanalytic interior monologues, these stories are best when narrative takes a back seat for pure poetry. Though nothing much happens, the lace-like intricacy of the ... Read full review

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Anais Nin, 1903 - 1977 Writer and diarist Anais Nin was born February 21, 1903 in Neuilly, France to a Catalan father and a Danish mother. She spent many of her childhood years with her Cuban relatives. Later, she became a naturalized American citizen. She is best known for "The Diary of Anais Nin, Vols. I-VII" and "The Early Diaries of Anais Nin, Vols. I-IV." She died on January 14, 1977.

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