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My Mortal Enemy

by Willa Cather

It explores the complex relationships between two women, Nellie Birdseye and Myra Henshawe, who have been friends since childhood. The novel delves into the intense and passionate bond between the two women, as well as the power dynamics that shape their relationship. As the years pass, their friendship becomes increasingly strained, leading to a turning point that will change their lives forever. The novel is notable for its vivid portrayal of characters and its exploration of the complex emotions and motivations that drive them. Willa Cather's prose is evocative and atmospheric, drawing readers into the world of the characters and inviting them to experience their triumphs, heartaches, and everything in between. Overall, "My Mortal Enemy" is a rich and engaging novel that will captivate readers from start to finish. With its focus on the relationships between women, Willa Cather's "My Mortal Enemy" remains relevant today, as it explores themes that are still relevant in the modern world. The novel's timeless themes and vivid storytelling make it a must-read for fans of classic literature and anyone who loves stories that delve into the complexities of human relationships.

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English

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English

Published In

1926

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Willa Cather

United States

Willa Sibert Cather was an American writer known for her novels of life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, and My Ántonia. In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Pr...

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