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The Bell Jar

A Novel

by Sylvia Plath

On Sale: 06/11/2013

Price: $17.99

The Bell Jar

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The Bell Jar

A Novel

by Sylvia Plath

On Sale: 06/11/2013

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Price: $17.99

About the Book

A new edition of the classic novel, featuring a foreword by the original Harper & Row editor who reveals the untold story of the book's first publication. Originally published under a pseudonym in England in 1963, shortly after Plath committed suicide, the book was published for the first time under Plath's real name by Harper & Row in 1971, despite the protests of the Plath family. This extraordinary work chronicles the crackup of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful-and slowly going under. Largely autobiographical, the novel reveals much about the sources of Plath's own tragedy.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061148514
  • ISBN 10: 0061148512
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 06/11/2013
  • Trimsize: 5.500 in (w) x 8.250 in (h) x 0.720 in (d)
  • Pages: 288
  • List Price: $17.99
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Classics