The doves of Venus
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The doves of Venus a novel. by Olivia Manning

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in London, New York .
Written in English

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LC ClassificationsPZ3
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22917751M
LC Control Number56011324

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The Doves of Venus: A Novel Author MANNING, Olivia Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Edition First American Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects.   “The Book of Symbols” 2.“Be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.” Matthew The symbolism of the dove goes back a long way and over many geographical locations. In ancient Greece, it was sacred to the goddess Aphrodite, who the Romans called Venus Columba (Venus-the-Dove). Buy Doves Of Venus New Ed by Manning, Olivia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Doves Of Venus by Olivia Manning at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Pages:

Get this from a library! The doves of Venus. [Olivia Manning] -- Pretty, brave and 18 years old, Ellie has come to London in search of adventure. She soon finds it in Quintin Bellot, the handsome but tired dilettante who finds her a job in fashionable Chelsea. But. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The Doves of Venus is the story of Ellie, a young woman making a life for herself in London as she chooses, rather than staying in Eastsea with her mother, but it's also the story of Petta, the estranged wife of Ellie's first lover, who once was a bright young thing and now struggles to let go of her marriage and other relationships gone sour. I found Ellie infuriating at times, but her faith 4/5(6). A comedy of loving and ageing, in which the doves that draw Venus' car to paradise are a symbol for girls. The year-old Ellie comes to London in search of life. Her journey through youth is paralleled by another journey - that which Petta is reluctantly making into middle-age/5(11).

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