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In a house in a quiet street in North London, Helena struggles with her self-appointed task of writing a book about the reclusive American artist Joseph Cornell. At the same time she dreams and thinks about her sister Alice working in an orphanage in Chechnya.
|Publication date:||31st May 2014|
|Publisher:||Carcanet Press Ltd|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
GABRIEL JOSIPOVICI was born in Nice in 1940 of Russo- Italian, Romano-Levantine parents. He lived in Egypt from 1945 to 1956, when he came to Britain. After graduating from Oxford he joined the faculty of the University of Sussex in 1963, where he remained till he took early retirement in 1998. He is the author of sixteen novels, three volumes of short stories, eight critical works, a memoir of his mother, the poet and translator Sacha Rabinovitch, and numerous stage and radio plays, and is a regular contributor to the Times Literary Supplement. His work has been translated into the major European languages and Arabic. ...More About Gabriel Josipovici