Kitty and Virgil

Kitty and Virgil

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Paul Baileya€™s most ambitious and highly praised novel to date, Kitty and Virgil is fiendishly funny in its presentation of a love affair between two very distinct people who are yet alike. Kitty Crozier first laid eyes on Virgil Florescu, a dissident poet who swam across the Danube to escape Ceausescu's Romania, in the hospital. She woke up after surgery to find a stranger sitting beside her bed gazing at her. He just smiled at her, stood and left the room. She next saw him in Londona€™s Green Park picking up litter from the grass with a long spike. So begins the most important, most demanding, most exhilarating relationship of Kitty's life. As their love for each other deepens, their previous lives and very different families reveal themselves to be oddly connected.A snivelling, grovelling, miserable letter a€“ half a page of regrets and apologies with a thank you at the bottom. ... Ia#39;ve been a good wife. I havena#39;t had ... If you could just see how you look at your daft Romanian park attendant youa#39;d blush to your roots with embarrassment. ... At least I can say I havena#39;t been like you.a#39; a#39;Yes, dearanbsp;...

Title:Kitty and Virgil
Author:Paul Bailey
Publisher:The Overlook Press - 2000-04-03


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