Girl Reading (Paperback)Katie Ward (author)
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Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 244 g
Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 24 mm
Edition: Digital original
A debut of rare individuality and distinction. Katie Ward inhabits each of her seven scenes, her seven eras, with a fluent and intuitive touch, and sentence by sentence, deft and mercurial, she surpasses the readers' expectations. What is set down on the page has a rich and allusive hinterland, so that the reader's imagination has a space to work, and what is unsaid has its own fascination. The writing is full of light and shadow, alive with fresh and startling perceptions. Ward is wise, poised, and utterly original. Her eye and her words are fresh, as if she is inventing the world. * Hilary Mantel *
This richly textured novel is composed of seven stories inspired by portraits -- Isabel Wolff * The Week *
An impressive debut -- Holly Kyte * Sunday Telegraph *
Intelligently written -- Lesley McDowell * Sunday Herald *
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