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Ariadne: The Story of a Dream

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We be ...more
Paperback, 314 pages
Published June 14th 2010 by Nabu Press (first published 1877)
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Sep 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Ouida’s eleventh, 1877 novel, Ariadne, contains some of the author’s finest writing. Written during a period when Ouida had been rising in her popularity and readership, it is a work that is richly decorated with historical and mythological references and classical literary allusions that would be lost on many readers of the present age. It has gorgeously poetic descriptions of dreamscapes and sculpture gardens, and it offers lavish imagery of the beauty of 19th century Rome. In my opinion, it i ...more
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Ouida was the pen name of the English novelist Maria Louise Ramé (although she preferred to be known as Marie Louise de la Ramée).

During her career, she wrote more than 40 novels, children's books and collections of short stories and essays. She was an animal rights activist and animal rescuer, and at times owned as many as thirty dogs. For many years she lived in London, but about 1874 she went t
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