The Professor's House (Paperback)

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By Willa Cather, A. S. Byatt (Introduction by)
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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 lovedhis wife Lillian, his daughters, and Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageousand a tragic victim of the Great WarTom 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.

About the Author

Willa Cather (1873-1947) was born in Virginia where for generations her ancestors farmed land. She became a teacher and journalist and is one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781844083763
ISBN-10: 1844083764
Publisher: Virago Press (UK)
Publication Date: September 2006
Pages: 237
Language: English
Series: Virago Modern Classics