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Anita Brookner: Hotel Du Lac

Anita Brookner: Hotel Du Lac

Hotel Du Lac is a beautifully balanced and deeply enriching novel—it is no surprise it won the prestigious Booker Prize for 1984.  Thematically it doesn’t veer very far from Brookner’s established territory but it is a more fully-realized treatment, a deeper set of observations on the complications of womanhood for women of a certain caste at a certain moment in both their personal history and the history of Europe.

Anita Brookner: Look at Me

Anita Brookner: Look at Me

Solitary Refinement: A Journey Through Anita Brookner’s Anthology Anita Brookner’s Look at Me follows Providence as the next novel in the chronicle of Brookner’s work. By: Neil Donahue “For once a thing is known it can never be unknown. It can only be...
Anita Brookner: Providence

Anita Brookner: Providence

Providence, Anita Brookner’s second novel, employs a similar template to her first novel The Debut—an academically gifted young woman, Kitty Maule, suffers profound existential tumult when her highly developed intellectual agency collides with her primal yearning for...

Anita Brookner Project

ANITA BROOKNER An unsung literary hero celebrated here in full effect. 7 Solitary Refinement: A Journey Through Anita Brookner’s Anthology In this time of social isolation, we are eager to explore the perils and pleasure of aloneness, a theme that Brookner made...
Anita Brookner: “The Debut”

Anita Brookner: “The Debut”

Dr. Weiss, at forty, knew that her life had been ruined by literature. Thus begins the debut novel by Anita Brookner, aptly titled, The Debut (UK title, A Start in Life), and so too begins my journey to read every one of Anita Brookner’s 25 novels.    ...