Notes from an Exhibition
By Patrick Gale
A moving, intuitive novel of artistic compulsion, marriage, and the secrets left behind. 'This book is complete perfection' Stephen Fry
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.
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19 Apr 2018
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This book is complete perfection — Stephen Fry
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