The Public Image (Paperback)

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Spark chooses Rome, "the motherland of sensation," for the setting of her story about movie star Annabel Christopher (known to her adoring fans as "The English Lady-Tiger"), who has made the fatal mistake of believing in her public image. This error and her embittered husband, and unsuccessful actor, catch up with her. Her final act is only the first shocking climax--further surprises await. Neatly savaging our celebrity culture, Spark rejoices in one of her favorite subjects--the clash between sham and genuine identity--and provides Annabel with an unexpected triumph.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780811212465
ISBN-10: 0811212467
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: April 17th, 1993
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Revived Modern Classic