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Over the Hills and Far Away : The Life of Beatrix Potter - Reprint by Matthew Dennison (Paperback)

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Inspired by the twenty-three "tales," Matthew Dennison takes a selection of quotations from Potter's stories and uses them to explore her multi-faceted life and character: repressed Victorian daughter; thwarted lover; artistic genius; formidable countrywoman. They chart her transformation from a young girl with a love of animals and fairy tales into a bestselling author and canny businesswoman, so deeply unusual for the Victorian era in which she grew up. Embellished with photographs of Potter's life and her own illustrations, this biography will delight anyone who has been touched by Beatrix Potter's work.For the fans of her children’s literature who want to know the real-life animals behind Mrs. Tiggy Winkle, Jemima Puddle duck, and of course, Peter Rabbit.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 262 p. ;
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Women, Cultural, Ethnic & Regional, Literary Figures
Format: Paperback
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Book theme: General
Author: Matthew Dennison
Language: English
Street Date: March 13, 2018
TCIN: 53454242
UPC: 9781681776811
Item Number (DPCI): 248-68-2979
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