Outline: A Novel

September 1, 2015|
Outline: A Novel by Rachel Cusk
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Outline is a novel in ten conversations. Spare and lucid, it follows a novelist teaching a course in creative writing during an oppressively hot summer in Athens. She leads her students in storytelling exercises. She meets other visiting writers for dinner. She goes swimming with an elderly Greek bachelor. The people she encounters speak, volubly, about themselves: their fantasies, anxieties, pet theories, regrets and longings. And through these disclosures, a portrait of the narrator is drawn by contrast, a portrait of a woman learning to face a great loss. Outline is Rachel Cusk''s finest work yet, and one of the most startling, brilliant and original novels of recent years.

RACHEL CUSKis the author of three memoirs—A Life’s Work, The Last SupperandAftermath—and seven novels—Saving Agnes, winner of the Whitbread First Novel Award;The Temporary; The Country Life, which won a Somerset Maugham Award;The Lucky Ones; In the Fold; Arlington Park; andThe Bradshaw Variations. She was chosen...
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Title:Outline: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.64 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.64 in
Published:September 1, 2015
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781443447102

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