An equal stillness / Francesca Kay.
Slag av tilfari: Bók
Forlag: London : Phoenix, 2009.
ISBN: 9780753825655 (pbk.) : 0753825651 (pbk.) :
Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Jennet Mallow finds her creative interest in art alienates her from her family. She moves to London & meets painter David Feaver. When she falls pregnant, they are forced to marry, but struggle to make ends meet. As David becomes reliant on drink, they move to Spain. But soon they enter a destructive spiral with tragic consequences.
324 p. ; 20 cm.
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Kay's book reads like a biography and I was so convinced that, coming from Cornwall and not having heard of the artist Jennet Mallow, I googled her! Well written in an understated simple reportage style is is very deserving of the Orange Award for new writers.