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Abigail by Magda Szabo

Abigail

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Abigail by Magda Szabo
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Jan 21, 2020 | ISBN 9781681374031
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    Jan 21, 2020 | ISBN 9781681374031

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    Jan 21, 2020 | ISBN 9781681374086

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“The English edition of Abigail is as welcome as it is overdue. Len Rix’s translation is deft, but Szabo’s frank, conversational prose takes a back seat to her sinuous plotting: The novel unspools its secrets over many pages, and the resulting tour de force is taut with suspense.” —Becca Rothfeld, The New York Times Book Review

“This infectious coming-of-age novel from Szabó, released in 1970 and translated into English for the first time, is a rollicking delight. Gina Vitay, the headstrong, spoiled lead, is reminiscent of Jane Austen’s Emma.… Szabó pairs the psychological insights reader will recognize from her novel The Door with action more akin to Harry Potter. Gina is one of Szabó‘s finest creations.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Sequestered at a boarding school during World War II, a rebellious teenager confronts secrets, lies, and danger….Urgent moral questions underlie a captivating mystery.” —Kirkus 

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