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Her novel No Crystal Stair, was chosen for inclusion in Canada Reads 2005, championed by Olympic fencer Sherraine MacKay.
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Her second and last novel, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, which is considered to be one of the first sustained feminist novels, appeared in 1848.
Her award-winning 1974 novel The Dispossessed, a book in the Hainish Cycle, tells of the invention of the ansible.
Her 1872 work, Middlemarch, has been described as the greatest novel in the English language by Martin Amis and by Julian Barnes.
Her first complete novel, published in 1859, was Adam Bede and was an instant success, but it prompted an intense interest in who this new author might be.
Her last novel was Daniel Deronda, published in 1876, whereafter she and Lewes moved to Witley, Surrey ; but by this time Lewes's health was failing and he died two years later on 30 November 1878.
Her latest and third adult novel Summer Sisters ( 1998 ) was widely praised and has sold more than 3 million copies.
Her subsequent novel The Dispossessed made her the first person to win both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Novel twice for the same two books.
Her 1971 novel The Lathe of Heaven has been adapted twice: first in 1980 by thirteen / WNET New York, with her own participation, and again in 2002 by the A & E Network.
Her most famous novel was Madame de ..., published in 1951, which was adapted into the celebrated film The Earrings of Madame de ... ( 1953 ), directed by Max Ophüls and starring Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux and Vittorio de Sica.
Her novel Quartet in Autumn ( 1977 ) was nominated for the Booker Prize that year, and she was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Her comeback novel, Quartet in Autumn ( 1977 ), was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and her work found new audiences in the United States.
Her next role would significantly reinforce her position as a bona fide international movie star, The English Patient, based on the prize winning novel by Michael Ondaatje and directed by Anthony Minghella, was a worldwide hit.
Her first novel, Les variations Goldberg ( 1981 ), was awarded the Prix Contrepoint and was shortlisted for the Prix Femina.
Her last novel, Unless ( 2002 ), was nominated for the 2002 Giller Prize, the Governor General's Award, the Booker Prize and the 2003 Orange Prize for Fiction.
Her last novel, Unless, contains a passionate defense of female writers who write of ' domestic ' subjects.
Her first novel, Bonheur d ' occasion ( 1945 ), gave a starkly realistic portrait of the lives of people in Saint-Henri, a working-class neighbourhood of Montreal.
Her first novel, Seven Poor Men of Sydney ( 1934 ) dealt with the lives of radicals and dockworkers, but she was not a practitioner of social realism.
Stead's Letty Fox: Her Luck, often regarded as an equally fine novel, was officially banned in Australia for several years because it was considered amoral and salacious.
Her novel La plaça del diamant (' The diamond square ', translated as ' The Time of the Doves ', 1962 ) has become the most acclaimed Catalan novel of all time and since the year it was published for the first time, it has been translated into over 20 languages.
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A few have been filmed ( in some cases rather freely adapted ): Consider Her Ways, Random Quest, Dumb Martian, Jizzle ( filmed as Maria ) and Time to Rest ( filmed as No Place Like Earth ).
Her sister Susan reactivated her playing status during this period, and temporarily became the world's No. 1 ranked women's player again.
Her second and final album for Arista was 1999's Love in the Real World, led off by the No. 29 " Never Been Kissed ", which was followed by " Little Bird.
In 1930's Safety in Numbers with Charles " Buddy " Rogers and 1932's No Man of Her Own with Clark Gable.
They had worked together previously in 1932's No Man of Her Own, but at the time, Lombard was still happily married to Powell.
Her streak of five consecutive gold Top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 ended when the album's first single, " Something Better to Do ", stopped at No. 13 ( also No. 19 Country and No. 1 AC ).
Her Making a Good Thing Better album ( No. 34 Pop, No. 13 Country ) failed to be certified gold, and its only single, the title track ( No. 87 Pop, No. 20 AC ), did not reach even the AC Top 10 or the Country chart.
Her first platinum album, " Chai ", released in 1983, became her biggest-selling album to date, and the title track was voted the No. 1 song of the year.
While both " White Rabbit " and " Somebody To Love " were US Top 10 hits, " The Ballad of You and Me and Pooneil ", peaked at No. 43 and " Watch Her Ride " stalled at No. 61, though both were listed as being in the top forty in Cash Box.
Her fifth album, Sisters of Avalon ( released in Japan in 1996 and everywhere else in 1997 ) failed in America – spending a single week on the Billboard album chart at No. 188.
Her first film appearance was in The Golden West ( 1932 ), as a maid ; her second was in the highly successful Mae West film I'm No Angel ( 1933 ), as one of the black maids West camped it up with backstage.
Among the artists represented in the collection are, from Italy, De Chirico ( The Red Tower, The Nostalgia of the Poet ) and Severini ( Sea Dancer ); from France, Braque ( The Clarinet ), Duchamp ( Sad Young Man on a Train ), Léger ( Study of a Nude ), Picabia ( Very Rare Picture on Earth ); from Spain, Dalí ( Birth of Liquid Desires ), Miró ( Seated Woman II ) and Picasso ( The Poet, On the Beach ); from other European countries, Brâncuşi ( including a sculpture from the Bird in Space series ), Max Ernst ( The Kiss, Attirement of the Bride ), Giacometti ( Woman with Her Throat Cut, Woman Walking ), Gorky ( Untitled ), Kandinsky ( Landscape with Red Spots, No. 2, White Cross ), Klee ( Magic Garden ), Magritte ( Empire of Light ) and Mondrian ( Composition No. 1 with Grey and Red 1938, Composition with Red 1939 ); and from the US, Calder ( Arc of Petals ) and Pollock ( The Moon Woman, Alchemy ).