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The Book Of Colour

A Family Memoir

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The Book Of Colour by Julia Blackburn
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Wandering through dreams and nightmares from Praslin Islands to Mauritius and finally to England, the author unfolds the troubled lives of her forbears, cursed by racial prejudice, sexual inhibition and recurrent mental illness. This first novel is a powerfully and cleverly written expurgation of personal feelings, drawing the reader into a landscape like that of a Dali painting' Eileen Cowey, Scotland on Sunday

Author Biography

Julia Blackburn is the author of Charles Waterton, The Emperor's Last Island, Daisy Bates in the Desert, which was shortlisted for the Waterstones/Esquire Non-Fiction Award, The Book of Colour which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and, most recently, The Leper's Companions, also shortlisted for the Orange Prize. She lives in Suffolk
Release date NZ
May 2nd, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
192
Dimensions
129x198x13
ISBN-13
9780099440734
Product ID
1659614

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