Girl Reading

Girl Reading
Author(s): Katie Ward


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OCD 521

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Seven portraits. Seven artists. Seven girls and women reading. A young orphan poses nervously for a Renaissance maestro, and a servant girl in 17th-century Amsterdam loses herself in tales of knights and battles. A young woman reading in a bar catches the eye of a young man who takes her picture, and a Victorian medium holds a book that she barely acknowledges while she waits for the exposure. Each chapter takes us into a perfectly imagined tale of how each portrait came to be, and as the connections accumulate, the narrative leads us into the present - and beyond.

A real wow of a first novel' - The Times
  • Read by: Joan Walker
  • No. of CDs: 10
  • ISBN: 978-0-85735-5041
  • Playing time: 12hrs 40mins

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