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Black Narcissus (1939) [Novel]
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Through the cool, bright air of the Himalayan mountains near Darjeeling, the Old Palace shines. Beginning work on the orchards and opening a school and a dispensary for the mountain people, a small band of nuns are dependent on the English agent, Mr Dean.

Classic tale of nuns grappling with the elements -- and their own elemental natures -- at a remote convent in the Himalayas. The author's first major success, and probably still her best-known book, although its reputation may be due less to its literary merits than to its identification with Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's gorgeous, erotically-charged 1946 film version (which, by the way, is remarkably faithful to the book).

Original title: Black Narcissus
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Black Narcissus (1939)
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Language: English

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Black Narcissus (1939)

ISBN: 0330324705

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