An Equal Stillness: Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009
A Paperback edition by Francesca Kay in English (Aug 3, 2009)
Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009
Artist, lover, wife, mother: can one woman be them all?
Born in 1924, Jennet Mallow grew up with a disillusioned mother and a father haunted by memories of war. But Jennet has a talent - and a passion - for art. When she meets the handsome painter David Heaton they begin a tempestuous affair which takes them from the dank terraces of London to a bohemian artistic community in St Ives. But as Jennet's career flourishes, her relationship with David suffers - with potentially tragic consequences . . .
'The most beautiful, accomplished debut I have read for a long time . . . It is a powerful novel by a supremely talented artist' OBSERVER
'Enchanting . . . exquisitely written' DAILY EXPRESS
'A masterful portrait of a woman forging an unexpectedly dazzling career against the backdrop of familial duty' EASY LIVING
An Equal Stillness Paperback edition by Francesca Kay
- Francesca Kay
- Orion Publishing Co , Weidenfeld & Nicolson
- Publication date
- Aug 3, 2009
- Product dimensions
- 134 x 199 x 22mm