The Picture She Took
By (author) Fiona Shaw
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Picture She Took by Fiona Shaw
Book DescriptionHow far will a man go in war? And how far will a woman go to bring him back? In a bombed-out village, on the Western Front, Jude nurses the wounded in her cellar hospital. War is the making of her, and she records all she can, taking photographs of everything, capturing life in the midst of death. Survivor of a very different conflict, Daniel has come home from Ireland a haunted man. Signed up to the hated Black and Tans, he is disfigured by a campaign he fought in but didn't understand. A few years later an innocent photograph exposes an extraordinary tale. A chance snapshot, two soldiers sharing a cigarette, brings together Jude and Daniel and propels them on a strange journey. People travel a long way from themselves in battle and some never return. This searching, beautiful novel is about the wars we wage against others and against ourselves; it is a powerful story of memory, flight and desire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844080007
(216mm x 135mm x mm)
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Fiona Shaw
Stone's Throw, Paperback (April 2013)
Set in England and Africa, opening during World War Two, this book is about how secrets linger and the price we pay to keep them. Most of all, it is about the choices we make, about consequences - and how we must, finally, let go of the past and face the future.
Theatre and Ireland, Paperback (July 2010)
Often regarded as innately performative, Ireland has been the location for the 'drama' of rebellion and anti-colonial insurgency. This book argues that theatre in Ireland is a cultural phenomenon that is not restricted to professional, urban theatre, but is rooted in alternative and competing traditions of popular drama and performance.
Picture She Took, Paperback (June 2006)
'The kind of sophisticated historical romance that matches anything by Sebastian Faulks or Penelope Fitzgerald' - Independent on Sunday. From the author of THE SWEETEST THING, a bittersweet love story about two people damaged by war.
Out of Me, Paperback (January 2001)» View all books by Fiona Shaw
A powerful and disturbing memoir of postnatal depression 'An exceptional memoir written with a discipline that outfaces chaos. At times, it makes Sylvia Plath's THE BELL JAR ring hollow' - Kate Kellaway, OBSERVER
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Author Biography - Fiona Shaw
Fiona Shaw is the author of the novel THE SWEETEST THING and the memoir OUT OF ME. She lives in York.
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