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Ice 18 editions

Cover of: Ice by Anna Kavan
About the Book

Anna Kavan's books have established her reputation as one of the most talented and original contemporary writers - comparable in stature to Virginia Woolf, Anais Nin and Djuna Barnes.

A man's search for an elusive girl takes place against a backdrop of nuclear war resulting in total destruction by walls of ice that overrun the world. Imaginative descriptions of a terrifying dreamlike hunt combine with writing of distinction to form an unusual book. (From the book jacket, first british edition published in 1967).

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Excerpts

“But she accepted the fact as she accepted all things that happened to her, expecting to be ill-treated, to be made a victim, ultimately to be destroyed, either by unknown forces or by human beings. This fate seemed always to have been waiting for her, ever since time began. Only love might have saved her from it. But she had never looked for love. Her part was to suffer; that was known and accepted. Fatality brought resignation. It was no use fighting against her fate. She knew she had been beaten before the start.”
added by Catherine Lenoble. "victim pattern"

18 editions First published in 1967

Edition Read Borrow Buy
Cover of: Gelo
1967, Nova Fronteira
Gelo
in Portuguese
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1967, Peter Owen
Ice
in English
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1970, Double Day
Ice
in English
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1973, Pan Books
Ice
in English
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1974, Popular Library
Ice
Paperback
Cover of: Neige
1975, Stock
Neige
in French - First edition in France
Cover of: Is
1976, Attika
Is
in Danish
Cover of: Ice
1985, Norton
Ice
in English
Cover of: Hielo
1987, Seix Barral
Hielo
in Spanish
Cover of: Het ijs
1987, Furie
Het ijs
in Dutch
Cover of: Buz
1995, Yapi Kredi
Buz
in Turkish
Cover of: Ice
1997, Peter Owen
Ice
Paperback in English
Cover of: Hielo
2005, El Nadir Ediciones
Hielo
in Spanish
Cover of: Ice
2006, Peter Owen
Ice
in English
Cover of: Lód
2007, Świat Książki
Lód
in Polish
Cover of: Ghiacco
2008, Fanucci
Ghiacco
in Italian
Cover of: Лед
2011, Ad Marginem
Лед
in Russian
Cover of: Neige
2013, Cambourakis
Neige
in French

History Created December 11, 2009 · 8 revisions Download catalog record: RDF / JSON

October 4, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot adding to Long Now Manual for Civilization
November 6, 2014 Edited by Catherine Lenoble Edited without comment.
August 22, 2014 Edited by Catherine Lenoble Edited without comment.
August 22, 2014 Edited by Catherine Lenoble Edited without comment.
December 11, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page