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Kitty and Virgil

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Open LibraryOL7590924M
ISBN 100452282489
ISBN 139780452282483
OCLC/WorldCa47106344

Bailey frequently switches between scenes from Virgil's childhood, Kitty's childhood, their time together, visits with Kitty's family, and Virgil's Romanian past as a persecuted poet.

Bailey demonstrates technical brilliance in his handling of these changes of scene. The secondary characters are all well drawn and interesting in their own right 5/5(2). Virgil is a Romanian refugee living in London.

He & Kitty fall in love. He's a poet with a fragmented past, which haunts him. The tone of the story is light, but with dark undercurrents. It's a strange book, dotted with Romanian folk tales, vignettes /5.

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Both Kitty and Virgil have Kitty and Virgil book fathers: Kitty's is a phenomenally accomplished philanderer, while Virgil's has changed his political allegiances from left to right and back again in order to ensure his survival.

The book is rich in characters and despite its tragic theme - which is not revealed until late in the narrative - is often. Toggle book search form. Select type of book search you would like to make. Home Bookbarn International Kitty and Virgil Kitty and Virgil.

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Kitty & Virgil is a novel of great love, deep tragedy, conflicting emotions, and witty humor. Kitty, a mild tempered, open-minded book editor, meets Virgil, a dissent poet recently escaped from Ceaucescu’s Romania, in a London park, where Virgil is employed as a trash collector.

So begins a story that flashes back to Virgil’s disturbing [ ]. Virgil's delicate courtship of the shy Kitty blossoms into a captivating romance that shines through even the darkest Eastern European past. Moving fluidly between contemporary times, s Romania, and England during the s, Kitty & Virgil tells an epic and bittersweet story of two unlikely lovers and their extraordinary families.

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‎ A “luminous” story of love and sorrow spanning from London to Romania, from a prize-winning novelist (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Kitty Crozier first laid eyes on Virgil Florescu, a dissident poet who swam across the Danube to escape Ceausescu’s Romania, in t.

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Kitty Crozier is an identical twin whose sister, Daisy, was a bit of a hellion as a child but has now morphed into complaining adulthood/5(3). The Conducãtor's consort had also sacrificed her right to a merely human name – a name such as Virgil Florescu, or Kitty Crozier, or that of any person who wasn't the Conducãtor or the Conducãtor's wife.) 'A much, much humbler metal than silver.

My tooth is composed of steel, Kitty, of stainless steel.

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Other Titles by Paul Bailey Fiction At the Jerusalem () Trespasses () A Distant Likeness () Peter Smart’s Confessions () Old Soldiers () Gabriel’s4/5(32). KITTY AND VIRGIL By Paul Bailey - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. KITTY AND VIRGIL By Paul Bailey - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.

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Kitty and Virgil: Bailey, Paul: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your.Paul BAILEY- Kitty&Virgil The story of Kitty & Virgil is so full of love, life and tragedy.

In the book, there are two main characters. As the title indicates, the book is about the lives of Kitty & Virgil also their families especially the fathers. Kitty is a British woman who is waiting for life. Virgil is a Romanian man and he is a dissident.Paul Bailey is the author of At the Jerusalem () which won the Somerset Maugham Award, Trespasses (),A Distant Likeness (), Peter Smart's Confessions (), shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Old Soldiers (), Gabriel's Lament (), also shortlisted for the Booker Prize and Sugar Cane ().