Storyteller, The

Author(s): ARMSTRONG, Kate
ISBN13/Barcode: 9781910688069

Chosen for the The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses: Longlist 2016

'A strange, compelling work...A considerable achievement.' Craig Raine 'Shall we start again?'A young woman regains consciousness. An elegant old lady degenerates into flailing madness. A beggar counts small change on Westminster Bridge. Hot summer afternoons transform into autumn and winter days and back to summer again. At first, Iris and Rachel are linked only by their illness, but as they heal they grow closer, and soon they are enmeshed in a relationship neither can escape. When Iris insists on writing Rachel's biography the younger woman is unable to resist; but is her life being reported or created by her self-appointed storyteller? With a claustrophobic intensity of vision, The Storyteller is a challenging, beautifully written novel of disconnect, insanity and reawakening.

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ISBN13/Barcode 9781910688069
ISBN10 1910688061
Author ARMSTRONG, Kate
Binding Paperback
Date Published 2 Jun 2016
Frequency No
Report Date N/A
Pages 235
Publisher Holland House Books

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