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Rachel Cusk was born to English parents in Canada in 1967, and spent most of her early childhood in Los Angeles. On coming to England in 1975, she was sent to a Catholic convent school in Cambridge before reading English at New College, Oxford. After graduation, she lived and worked in Madrid for a year before travelling in Central America. Her first novel Saving Agnes won the Whitbread First Novel Award in 1993. She is also the author of The Temporary and Country Life. Rachel now lives permanently in North London, concentrating on her writing, as well reviewing regularly for The Times and TLS.

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Outline A Novel by Rachel Cusk
Outline A Novel
Rachel Cusk
Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015. Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2014. Outline is a novel about writing and talking, about self-effacement and self-expression, about the desire to create and the human art of self-portraiture in which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
The Bradshaw Variations by Rachel Cusk
The Bradshaw Variations
Rachel Cusk
September 2009 Book of the Month. A family drama where the characters spend their time analysing themselves and their roles in the family. Funny and sad this novel will have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2009
Arlington Park by Rachel Cusk
Arlington Park
Rachel Cusk
Set over the course of one day this is a snapshot of suburban life seen through the eyes of five women, all married, financially secure and mothers. Their lives should be perfect but none of them are particularly happy. The...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 03/05/2007

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