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Notes from an Exhibition

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From the author of A Perfectly Good Man, the bestselling story of an artist tormented by depression and the toll of creativity.When troubled artist Rachel Kelly dies she leaves behind an extraordinary body of work - but for her family there is a legacy of secrets and painful revelations.Rachel exerts a power that outlives her. To her children she is both curse and blessing, as they cope with the inheritance of her passions - and demons. Only their father's gift of stillness can withstand Rachel's destructive influence and the suspicion that they all came a poor second to her art.Piecing together the clues of her life - as artist, lover, mother, wife and patient - takes the reader from Cornwall to Canada across a span of forty years. What emerges is a tender story of enduring love, and a portrait of a family coping with the sometimes too dazzling brilliance of a genius.

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Author(s):
Patrick Gale
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0007254660
ISBN-13:
9780007254668
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Harper Perennial

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From the author of A Perfectly Good Man, the bestselling story of an artist tormented by depression and the toll of creativity.When troubled artist Rachel Kelly dies she leaves behind an extraordinary body of work - but for her family there is a legacy of secrets and painful revelations.Rachel exerts a power that outlives her. To her children she is both curse and blessing, as they cope with the inheritance of her passions - and demons. Only their father's gift of stillness can withstand Rachel's destructive influence and the suspicion that they all came a poor second to her art.Piecing together the clues of her life - as artist, lover, mother, wife and patient - takes the reader from Cornwall to Canada across a span of forty years. What emerges is a tender story of enduring love, and a portrait of a family coping with the sometimes too dazzling brilliance of a genius.

Author(s):
Patrick Gale
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0007254660
ISBN-13:
9780007254668
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Harper Perennial

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