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Childish Loves

(2011)
(The third book in the Byron Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
 
The last piece of a literary puzzle falls into place in the final novel of Benjamin Markovits's Byron trilogy.

When his former colleague Peter Sullivan dies, Ben Markovits inherits unpublished manuscripts about the life of Lord Byron - including the novels Imposture and A Quiet Adjustment. Ben's own literary career is in the doldrums, and he tries to revive it by publishing and writing about his dead friend, whose reimagining of Byron's lost memoirs - titled Childish Loves - may provide a key to Sullivan's own life and tarnished reputation.

Acting as a literary sleuth, Ben sorts through boxes of Sullivan's writing; reads between the lines of his scandalous, Byron- inspired stories; meets with the Society for the Publication of the Dead; and tracks down people from Peter's past in an effort to untangle rumor from reality. In the process, he crafts a masterful story-within-a-story that turns on uncomfortable questions about childhood and sexual awakening, innocence and attraction, while exploring the lives of three very different writers and their brushes with success and failure in both literature and life.

Genre: Historical

Used availability for Benjamin Markovits's Childish Loves

Hardback Editions

August 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Childish Loves
Author(s): Benjamin Markovits
ISBN: 0-571-23336-8 / 978-0-571-23336-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

August 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Childish Loves
Author(s): Benjamin Markovits
ISBN: 0-571-23337-6 / 978-0-571-23337-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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August 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Childish Loves: A Novel
Author(s): Benjamin Markovits
ISBN: 0-393-33023-0 / 978-0-393-33023-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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Kindle Editions

August 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Childish Loves: A Novel
Author(s): Benjamin Markovits
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


August 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Childish Loves
Author(s): Benjamin Markovits
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU