Labyrinth Of Desire

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Harper Collins, Jul 3, 2012 - Fiction - 192 pages
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It’s a book that women talk to their girlfriends about, and a book they’d like their lovers to read. It’s an “intellectually sexy experience” that lyrically, wittily and provocatively explores women’s history of romantic obsession through the telling and deconstruction of a passionate love affair.

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LABYRINTH OF DESIRE: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In this absurdly titled little work, a poet and biographer of women (The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood, Starting Out, not reviewed; English/Univ. of Toronto) retells the old story of a woman's obsessive ... Read full review

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User Review  - shelterdowns - LibraryThing

A intimate short story of one woman's passionate experience, annotated by a very readable, factual history of romantic/obsessive love, skillfully worked into a study of passion's place as both ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Rosemary Sullivan has written poetry, short fiction, biography, literary criticism, reviews, and articles. Her recent books include the critically acclaimed Villa Air-Bel and Labyrinth of Desire. She is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto and has been awarded Guggenheim, Camargo, and Trudeau Fellowships. She is a recipient of the Lorne Pierce Medal, awarded by the Royal Society of Canada for her contribution to literature and culture, and is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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