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The Professor's House

The Professor's House

INTRODUCED BY A. S. BYATT

‘Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic’ Helen Dunmore

‘She is undoubtedly one of the greatest American writers’ Observer

On the eve of his move to a new, more desirable residence, Professor Godfrey St Peter finds himself in the shabby study of his former home. Surrounded by the comforting, familiar sights of his past, he surveys his life and the people he has loved: his wife Lillian, his daughters and, above all, Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageous – and a tragic victim of the Great War – Tom has remained a source of inspiration to the professor. But he has also left behind him a troubling legacy which has brought betrayal and fracture to the women he loves most . . .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

On Sale: 7th September 2006

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781844083763

Reviews

She is undoubtedly one of the greatest American writers
Observer
Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic
Helen Dunmore
The Professor's House

The Professor's House

On the eve of his move to a new, more desirable residence, Professor Godfrey St Peter finds himself in the shabby study of his former home. Surrounded by the comforting, familiar sights of his past, he surveys his life and the people he has loved: his wife Lillian, his daughters and, above all, Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageous – and a tragic victim of the Great War – Tom has remained a source of inspiration to the professor. But he has also left behind him a troubling legacy which has brought betrayal and fracture to the women he loves most . . .
Read More

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

On Sale: 7th September 2006

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781844083763

Reviews

The most sensuous of writers. Willa Cather builds her imagined world almost as solidly as our five senses build the universe around us
REBECCA WEST
Cather belongs not only at the centre of American cultural developments but in the canon of world literature
TLS
Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic
Helen Dunmore
She is undoubtedly one of the greatest American writers
Observer
The Professor's House

The Professor's House

On the eve of his move to a new, more desirable residence, Professor Godfrey St Peter finds himself in the shabby study of his former home. Surrounded by the comforting, familiar sights of his past, he surveys his life and the people he has loved: his wife Lillian, his daughters and, above all, Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageous – and a tragic victim of the Great War – Tom has remained a source of inspiration to the professor. But he has also left behind him a troubling legacy which has brought betrayal and fracture to the women he loves most . . .
Read More

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

On Sale: 7th September 2006

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781844083763

Reviews

The most sensuous of writers. Willa Cather builds her imagined world almost as solidly as our five senses build the universe around us
REBECCA WEST
Cather belongs not only at the centre of American cultural developments but in the canon of world literature
TLS
Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic
Helen Dunmore
She is undoubtedly one of the greatest American writers
Observer
The Professor's House

The Professor's House

On the eve of his move to a new, more desirable residence, Professor Godfrey St Peter finds himself in the shabby study of his former home. Surrounded by the comforting, familiar sights of his past, he surveys his life and the people he has loved: his wife Lillian, his daughters and, above all, Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageous – and a tragic victim of the Great War – Tom has remained a source of inspiration to the professor. But he has also left behind him a troubling legacy which has brought betrayal and fracture to the women he loves most . . .
Read More

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

On Sale: 7th September 2006

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781844083763

Reviews

The most sensuous of writers. Willa Cather builds her imagined world almost as solidly as our five senses build the universe around us
REBECCA WEST
Cather belongs not only at the centre of American cultural developments but in the canon of world literature
TLS
Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic
Helen Dunmore
She is undoubtedly one of the greatest American writers
Observer
The Professor's House

The Professor's House

On the eve of his move to a new, more desirable residence, Professor Godfrey St Peter finds himself in the shabby study of his former home. Surrounded by the comforting, familiar sights of his past, he surveys his life and the people he has loved: his wife Lillian, his daughters and, above all, Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageous – and a tragic victim of the Great War – Tom has remained a source of inspiration to the professor. But he has also left behind him a troubling legacy which has brought betrayal and fracture to the women he loves most . . .
Read More

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

On Sale: 7th September 2006

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781844083763

Reviews

The most sensuous of writers. Willa Cather builds her imagined world almost as solidly as our five senses build the universe around us
REBECCA WEST
Cather belongs not only at the centre of American cultural developments but in the canon of world literature
TLS
Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic
Helen Dunmore
She is undoubtedly one of the greatest American writers
Observer
The Professor's House

The Professor's House

On the eve of his move to a new, more desirable residence, Professor Godfrey St Peter finds himself in the shabby study of his former home. Surrounded by the comforting, familiar sights of his past, he surveys his life and the people he has loved: his wife Lillian, his daughters and, above all, Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageous – and a tragic victim of the Great War – Tom has remained a source of inspiration to the professor. But he has also left behind him a troubling legacy which has brought betrayal and fracture to the women he loves most . . .
Read More

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

On Sale: 7th September 2006

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781844083763

Reviews

The most sensuous of writers. Willa Cather builds her imagined world almost as solidly as our five senses build the universe around us
REBECCA WEST
Cather belongs not only at the centre of American cultural developments but in the canon of world literature
TLS
Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic
Helen Dunmore
She is undoubtedly one of the greatest American writers
Observer
The Professor's House

The Professor's House

On the eve of his move to a new, more desirable residence, Professor Godfrey St Peter finds himself in the shabby study of his former home. Surrounded by the comforting, familiar sights of his past, he surveys his life and the people he has loved: his wife Lillian, his daughters and, above all, Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageous – and a tragic victim of the Great War – Tom has remained a source of inspiration to the professor. But he has also left behind him a troubling legacy which has brought betrayal and fracture to the women he loves most . . .
Read More

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

On Sale: 7th September 2006

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781844083763

Reviews

The most sensuous of writers. Willa Cather builds her imagined world almost as solidly as our five senses build the universe around us
REBECCA WEST
Cather belongs not only at the centre of American cultural developments but in the canon of world literature
TLS
Willa Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic
Helen Dunmore
She is undoubtedly one of the greatest American writers
Observer