Pas de Deux by Nina BerkhoutPas de Deux by Nina Berkhout

Pas de Deux

byNina Berkhout

Paperback | March 15, 2006

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Set against the backdrop of a ballet, Pas de Deux, is the story of one dancer's descent into madness and the catastrophic consequences it has on her relationship with the photographer assigned to the troupe.While dancing two roles in a new version of Camelot, the dancer suffers a break with reality and becmes convinced her lover is having an affair with the ballerina performing the Lady Guinevere role. Driven to jealousy, she immerses herself in a fantasy of escape.Filled with striking images and rich language, Pas de Deux leads the reader through a sad, lovely story; akin to watching a tragic ballet unfold on paper.
Nina Berkhout was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, where she earned a degree in Classical Studies at the University of Calgary. After completing an MA in Museum Studies at the University of Toronto, Berkhout moved to a remote island in the Bahamas to set up a community museumthe setting for her first collection of poetr...
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Title:Pas de DeuxFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.35 inPublished:March 15, 2006Publisher:Turnstone PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888013167

ISBN - 13:9780888013163

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