Astonishing Splashes of Colour e-book
by Clare Morrall
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Astonishing Splashes of Colour book. When is the right time to tell someone they're not. Clare Morrall's insightful, na�f narrative has resonated with hundreds of thousands of readers since its Booker Prize shortlisting in 2003 and continues to make new fans each year.
Clare Morrall's debut is a moving and shocking novel about loss, says Rachel Hore. Kitty sees the mums waiting outside the school gate, where she lingers uselessly for her own lost child, as yellow - the colour of optimism. Her fastidious husband James, who will not engage with their grief, inhabits a world of minimalist white. Meanwhile her father, an artist and keeper of family secrets without number, exudes red, for his explosive emotional displays that avoid any communication of real feeling
Clare Morrall's first novel, Astonishing Splashes of Colour, was published in 2003 and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize that year.
Clare Morrall's first novel, Astonishing Splashes of Colour, was published in 2003 and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize that year. Born in Exeter, Clare Morrall now lives in Birmingham. She works as a music teacher, and has two daughters. Библиографические данные. Astonishing Splashes of Colour.
astonishing splashes of colour CLARE MORRALL For Alex and Heather For the Neverland is always more or less an island . Praise for Astonishing Splashes of Colour. 1. the flash of my skirt
astonishing splashes of colour CLARE MORRALL For Alex and Heather For the Neverland is always more or less an island, with astonishing splashes of colour here and there. the flash of my skirt. At 3:15 every weekday afternoon, I become anonymous in a crowd of parents and child-minders congregating outside the school gates. To me, waiting for children to come out of school is a quintessential act of motherhood.
Where are you? I’ve been ringing you for days. I pick up the receiver and interrupt her message. You shouldn’t cut yourself off completely. if there was an emergency? Do you mean my emergency, or someone else’s emergency, which I am expected to attend?. I can’t think of a single situation that could arise. I experienced my only emergency three years ago, and there’s no chance of that happening again. Have you read the book?. Caroline does not like to be drawn into personal conversations.
Astonishing Splashes of Colour. Taking its title from a description of Peter Pan's Neverland, Astonishing Splashes of Colour follows the life of Kitty, a woman who, in a sense, has never grown up. As her moods swing dramatically from high to low, they are illuminated by an unusual ability to interpret people and emotions through colour. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Распространяем знания с 2009. Equally dangerous and endearing, ASTONISHING SPLASHES OF COLOUR is a poignant tour through the many moods of loss. Laurie Fox, author of The Lost Girls. An inprobably uplifting novel about depression and its sources.
This is a first novel and a real page-turner. The story is told by Kitty Wellington, a damaged character looking for stability and love. Kitty is brought up, with her older brothers, by her painter father after her mother is killed in a car crash and her sister runs away from home. All the characters are drawn with great sympathy and you will find that you care a great deal about Kitty within a very few pages. Find similar books Profile.
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Taking its title from a description of Peter Pan's Neverland, Astonishing Splashes of Colour follows the life of Kitty, a woman who, in a sense, has never grown up. As her moods swing dramatically from high to low, they are illuminated by an unusual ability to interpret people and emotions through colour.
Kitty struggles to come to terms with her life, including the loss of her mother, a miscarriage, and an unconventional marriage to her husband, who lives in the apartment next door. And when her father and brothers reveal a family secret long hidden, it overwhelms Kitty's tenuous hold on reality and propels her on an impetuous journey to the brink of madness.
This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.