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    • Publication date:19 Apr 2018

Rough Music

By Patrick Gale

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Gripping and rich with emotional insight and intelligence, Patrick Gale's 'Cornish novel' , ROUGH MUSIC is a beautiful portrait of a marriage.

Truly compelling and rich with emotional insight , Patrick Gale's Cornish novel, ROUGH MUSIC is a beautiful story of a marriage and the secrets a family holds.

'Sparkling with emotional intelligence. A gripping portrait of a marriage and the quiet, devastating fall-out of family life' Independent

Julian is a contented if naïve only child, and a holiday on the coast of North Cornwall should be perfect, especially when distant American cousins join the party. But their arrival brings upheaval and unexpected turmoil.

It is only as a seemingly well-adjusted adult that Julian is able to reflect on the realities of his parents' marriage, and to recognise that the happy, cheerful boyhood he thought was his is infused with secrets, loss and the memory of betrayals that have shaped his life.

Biographical Notes

Patrick Gale was born on the Isle of Wight. He spent his infancy at Wandsworth Prison, which his father governed, then grew up in Winchester before going to Oxford University. He now lives on a farm near Land's End. One of this country's best-loved novelists, his most recent works are A Perfectly Good Man, the Richard and Judy bestseller Notes From An Exhibition, and the Costa-shortlisted A Place Called Winter. His original BBC television drama, Man In An Orange Shirt, was shown to great acclaim in 2017 as part of the BBC's Queer Britannia series, leading viewers around the world to discover his novels.

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  • ISBN: 9781472255396
  • Publication date: 05 Jan 2018
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  • Imprint: Tinder Press
Sparkling with emotional intelligence. A gripping portrait of a marriage and quiet, devastating fall-out of family life — Independent
A subtle, highly evocative tale of memory and desire — Mail on Sunday
Like the sea he describes so well, Patrick Gale's clear, unforced prose sucks one in effortlessly — Elizabeth Buchan, Daily Mail
A painfully acute but never reproachful examination of a past that will not vanish — Daily Telegraph
A real craftsman, a master storyteller — Independent on Sunday
Sparkling with emotional intelligence. A gripping portrait of a marriage and quiet, devastating fall-out of family life
A subtle, highly evocative tale of memory and desire
Like the sea he describes so well, Patrick Gale's clear, unforced prose sucks one in effortlessly
A painfully acute but never reproachful examination of a past that will not vanish
A real craftsman, a master storyteller
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