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  • Paperback
  • 400
  • Extraordinary Women Theme and Variations
  • Compton Mackenzie
  • English
  • 10 March 2019
  • 9780701210175

1 thoughts on “Extraordinary Women Theme and Variations

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    Not as great as Vestal Fire Compton Mackenzie's other Capri novel but a fun read Recommended if you're interested in the history of Capri or lesbian culture in the early twentieth century

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Extraordinary Women Theme and Variations

Ton Mackenzie at his satirical bestThe island of Capri in the early twentieth century was a remarkably tolerant place providing a haven in particular for those with the sort of sexual appetites that were banned elsewhere Homosexuals both male and female retreate.

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For a short time before the First World War Compton Mackenzie lived on Capri island of pleasure as it has been called The stay was fruitful resulting in two romans à clef Vestal Fire and Extraordinary Women published in 1927 and 1928 respectively These see Comp.

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D to Capri and many were to find themselves appearing in fictional guise in Compton Mackenzie's two novels Narrative drive is not what you will find here instead there is delicious and wicked social comedy that exuberantly charts the endless feuds and machinatio.


About the Author: Compton Mackenzie

Compton Mackenzie was born into a theatrical family His father Edward Compton was an actor and theatre company manager; his sister Fay Compton starred in many of James M Barrie's plays including Peter Pan or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up He was educated at St Paul's School and Magdalen College Oxford where he obtained a degree in Modern HistoryMackenzie was married three times and aside