Picture She Took by Fiona Shaw
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Picture She Took
By Fiona Shaw

The Picture She Took

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Picture She Took by Fiona Shaw

Book Description

How 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 Details

ISBN: 9781844080007
ISBN-10: 1844080005
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 135mm x mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Theatre and Ireland by Fiona Shaw 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 by Fiona Shaw 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.

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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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