Andrew Wilson



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Average rating: 3.99 · 801 ratings · 150 reviews · 181 distinct works
World Scripture: A Comparat...

4.27 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1991 — 3 editions
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Spirit and Sacrament: An In...

4.28 avg rating — 72 ratings3 editions
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A Different Kind of Evil

3.52 avg rating — 262 ratings15 editions
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Flame Thrower

3.64 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1956 — 4 editions
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4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1996
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Resting with Old Man: An Af...

4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014
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Northern Soul

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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The Abode of Snow: A Journe...

3.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1886 — 31 editions
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Conceptual Art in Britain, ...

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The Ever-Victorious Army: A...

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2009 — 11 editions
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“[Patricia Highsmith] was overwhelmed by sensory stimulation - there were too many people and too much noise and she just could not handle the supermarket. She continually jumped, afraid that someone might recognise or touch her. She could not make the simplest of decisions - which type of bread did she want, or what kind of salami? I tried to do the shopping as quickly as possible, but at the check-out she started to panic. She took out her wallet, knocked off her glasses, dropped the money on the floor, stuff was going all over the place.”
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“[Patricia Highsmith] was a figure of contradictions: a lesbian who didn't particularly like women; a writer of the most insightful psychological novels who, at times, appeared bored by people; a misanthrope with a gentle, sweet nature.”
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“Faced with the prospect of a black depression, Highsmith once again retreated into fantasy, dreaming about an affair with the actress Anne Meacham, whose picture she had seen in a magazine publicising her role in the Tennessee Williams' play, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel. After the disasters of recent years, she reckoned that the safest option was to escape into romantic imagination. She reviewed her failures over the past five years and concluded that 'the moral is: stay alone. Any idea of any close relationship should be imaginary, like any story I am writing. This way no harm is done to me or to any other person'.”
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