Mortal Love

Mortal Love

by Elizabeth Hand

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Overview

Swirling between eras and continents, Mortal Love is an intense novel of unforgettable characters caught in a whirlwind of art, love, and intrigue. Mercurial Larkin Meade may hold the key to lost artistic masterpieces, and to secrets too devastating to imagine. Is there an undying moment? An immortal muse? Is there ... an angel of death?

Cover illustration by Lindsay Carr.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781618730831
Publisher: Small Beer Press
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Elizabeth Hand, a New York Times notable author, has written nine novels and several short-story collections. Her novel Generation Loss received the Shirley Jackson Award. She has also received the Tiptree, Nebula (twice), and World Fantasy (four times) awards, among others. Hand is a longtime contributor to numerous publications, including the Washington Post Book World and the Village Voice Literary Supplement. She divides her time between the coast of Maine and North London.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: PRELUDE

1. Lost On Both Sides
2. The Trees of the Garden

PART TWO: LONDON BOYS

3. Love Disguised as Reason
4. Chill October
5. The Eve of St. Agnes
6. Ferdinand Lured by Ariel
7. The Higher Pantheism in a Nutshell


PART THREE: THE GLITTERING GIRL

8. The Beckoning Fair One
9. The Entombment
10. Contradiction
11. The Rock and Castle of Seclusion
12. The Disenchantment of Bottom
13. Radborne&Evienne
14. The DogJumps Down


PART FOUR: THE ORDER OF RELEASE

15. The Master Stroke

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