Melusine

Tomorrow the Pre-Raphaelite Society will hold its first online book meeting on Twitter and I hope you’ll join us.  We’ll be discussing A.S. Byatt’s book Possession,  a book that holds a special place in my heart.  When I first read it I was a seventeen-year-old girl with an intense literary craving.  It was Sir Edward…
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Listen to Possession on BBC Radio 4

Thank you to Prabal K. Ray for letting me know that an adaptation of A.S. Byatt’s book Possession is currently on BBC Radio 4.  Those of us outside the UK are able to listen to it as well.  There are 7 days left to listen to episode 1. Possession is one of my favorite and…
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Possession

I mentioned my love for the book Possession in an earlier post, and I have received several emails from people who had never heard of it and wanted information.  It is a lovely book–one that, in my opinion, should be read more than once.  For those interested, here is some brief information: Possession was written…
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Looking Back: What is the first Pre-Raphaelite painting that you fell in love with?

It is the end of the year, traditionally a time to make merry and look back and reflect upon our lives. In the spirit of yearly reflection, I was struck by the fact that what started as a passing interest in Pre-Raphaelite art years ago has grown into something much larger and more important in…
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