||The Game is a lush and disturbing novel portraying a sibling rivalry which compels the reader to reconsider the uses and misuses of imagination. when they were little girls, Cassandra and Julia played a game in which they entered an alternate world modeled on the landscapes of Arthurian romance. Now the sisters are grown, and hostile strangers--until a figure from their past, a man they once both loved and suffered over, reenters their lives.
|Editors Note 1
||As girls, Julia and Cassandra played a game in which they entered the imaginary landscapes of Arthurian romance. Now, a man the sisters once both loved reenters their lives, drawing them into a game whose rules are far more intricate--and whose stakes are incalculably higher--than the one they played as children. "Byatt is a gifted observer, able to discern the exact details that bring whole worlds into being".--New York Times Book Review.
||This early novel tells the bleak tale of two sisters, Julia and Cassandra. As children, they invented a vaguely Arthurian game; as adults, they find the game possessing them again--with new and dangerous variations--as they enter into rivalry for a man they both have loved.
|Editors Note 3
||The imaginary retreat of two young sisters becomes a dangerous game when they grow older and become vulnerable to the machinations of an evil man determined to control their thoughts. Reprint.