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The Pink Hotel

by Anna Stothard

The Pink Hotel Synopsis

A seventeen-year-old London girl flies to Los Angeles for the funeral of her mother Mandy, from whom she had been separated in her childhood. After stealing a suitcase of letters, clothes and photographs from her mum's bedroom at the top of a hotel on Venice Beach, the girl spends her summer travelling around Los Angeles returning love letters and photographs to the men who had known her mother. As she discovers more about Mandy's past and tries to re-enact her life, she comes to question the foundations of her own personality.

The Pink Hotel Press Reviews

'The quality of her writing is remarkable' Helen Dunmore 'She breathes new life into old literature' Fay Weldon

Book Information

ISBN: 9781846881312
Publication date: 18th April 2011
Author: Anna Stothard
Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 300 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Anna Stothard

Anna was born in London. She has written weekly columns in the Observer and the Sunday Telegraph, among other freelance journalism. Her first novel, Isabel and Rocco, was published in 2004. She did her undergraduate degree at Oxford, then moved to Los Angeles where she was awarded a screenwriting scholarship with the Masters programme at the American Film Institute. While studying she lived in a surreal mock-German castle in Little Armenia and worked on film sets for two years - script supervising, production design departments - and on finishing her MA she returned to London. She is currently working in London ...

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