Books tagged: anais nin

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Under a Glass Bell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Often considered Anais Nin's finest work of fiction, this collection of short stories was self-published by Nin with an old-fashioned hand press in 1944. Among the titles are "Houseboat," "The Mouse," "The Labyrinth," and "Birth."
The House of Incest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The House of Incest, Anais Nin's famous prose poem, was first published in Paris in 1936 and immediately drew attention from the era's prominent writers, including Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell. While written in English, it is considered a landmark work in the French surrealist tradition and one of the most unique books in 20th century literature.
A Spy in the House of Love
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Originally published in book form in 1954, A Spy in the House of Love contains some of Anais Nin's best poetic prose. The main character, Sabina, realizes that she is a composite of many selves, each one seeking identity within relationships with five very different men, and while she seeks to live out each part of herself she also craves unity, setting the stage for the battle for self-awareness.
Anais Nin: The Last Days, a memoir
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Anais Nin: The Last Days is a memoir of famed author Anais Nin's last two years of life penned by friend and confidante Barbara Kraft. Nin's stubborn refusal to relinquish her life and the grace with which she died are beautifully and powerfully described in a prose that is sometimes raw, sometimes eloquent, and always poignant. Nin's true character and spirit are unveiled for all to see.
Children of the Albatross
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Children of the Albatross is considered by critics to be one of Anaïs Nin’s most beautifully written books; it is also a groundbreaker in that it eloquently addresses androgyny and homosexuality, which few literary works dared to do in 1940s America.
The Four-Chambered Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Four-Chambered Heart, Anais Nin's third title in the Cities of the Interior series of novels, is one of Nin's most compelling books, with well-defined characters (Djuna, Rango, and Zora), rhythmic waves of tension, and a powerful climax.
Seduction of the Minotaur
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Seduction of the Minotaur is an example of Anaïs Nin’s most mature and cohesive fiction. The central character, Lillian, arrives in exotically primitive Mexico from New York, in part to forget her crumbling marriage and to find flow in her life after years of arrest. She befriends Dr. Hernandez, who is also trying to forget, and their friendship ends in both tragedy and enlightenment.
Collages
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Collages is Anaïs Nin’s last work of fiction, and is, as the title suggests, a collection of interwoven stories. Collages is Nin’s most light-hearted writing, and, in that sense, is perhaps her most entertaining book. As Henry Miller commented, “The best of collages fall apart with time; these will not.”
D.H. Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,160. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Sky Blue Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Anais Nin's first book, published in 1932 by Edward Titus in Paris, was a critical examination of the work of controversial British author D. H. Lawrence. Of all the books written about Lawrence, his widow Frieda said this one "was the best." Nin was inspired to do the book after Lawrence had been villified by puritanical critics.
Mistresses of Scent - Legendary Women, Love and Scent
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Mistresses of Scent - Legendary Women, Love and Scent is a titillating look into the world of perfume. It explores the eternal power of scent and its association with some remarkable women throughout history such as Elizabeth Taylor and Coco Chanel. Concisely delivered, it delves into the many aspects of perfumery. There are even tips on wearing scent.