Notes from an Exhibition (Paperback)Patrick Gale (author)
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A bestselling 'Cornish' novel, NOTES FROM AN EXHIBITION is a moving, intuitive novel of artistic compulsion, marriage, and the secrets left behind. It was a Richard & Judy bestseller.
'Poised and pitch-perfect throughout' Mail on Sunday
Celebrated artist Rachel Kelly dies alone in her Penzance studio, after decades of struggling with the creative highs and devastating lows that have coloured her life. Her family gathers, each of them searching for answers. They reflect on lives shaped by the enigmatic Rachel - as artist, wife and mother - and on the ambiguous legacies she leaves them, of talent, torment and transcendent love.
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 286 g
Dimensions: 204 x 190 x 25 mm
Poised and pitch-perfect throughout * Mail on Sunday *
Dense, thought-provoking, sensitive, satisfying, humorous, humane - a real treat * Daily Telegraph *
As rich and inventive as we would expect from this brilliant author * Independent *
An uplifting, immensely empathetic novel, and Gale's prose, as ever is as clear and bright as the Cornish light * Guardian *
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