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Notes from an exhibition

by Patrick Gale

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Fourth Estate in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women artists -- Death -- Fiction.,
  • Wives -- Death -- Fiction.,
  • Fathers and sons -- Fiction.,
  • Quakers -- Fiction.,
  • Mothers -- Death -- Fiction.,
  • Bereavement -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Gale.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination375 p.
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19579102M
    ISBN 100007254652
    ISBN 109780007254651

    Another brilliant book from Patrick Gale. All the elements we have come to expect - fantastic characterisation, insightful study of family dynamics, several points of view, twists and turns along the way. The idea of beginning each chapter with a note from an exhibition seems like the kind of thing I wouldn't like, but it was great actually. Notes From An Exhibition by Patrick Gale is in the Richard and Judy Shortlist You can read more book reviews or buy Notes From An Exhibition by Patrick Gale at travelingartsfiesta.com You can read more book reviews or buy Notes From An Exhibition by Patrick Gale at travelingartsfiesta.com

    This book has both--and then some. With an engaging structure modeled on the eponymous notes from an exhibition, this book beckoned me forward and back, from character to character, as it laid open the plot. At the final page, both the reader and the writer wanted to stand up and cheer, "well done!"/5(2). Written by Patrick Gale, Audiobook narrated by Steven Pacey. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? Get this book free when you sign up for a day Trial.

    Notes from an Exhibition by Patrick Gale From the author of A Perfectly Good Man, the bestselling story of an artist tormented by depression and the toll of creativity. When troubled artist Rachel Kelly dies she leaves behind an extraordinary body of work â but for her Book Edition: Notes From An Exhibition. Gale, P. 'By the end I had laughed and cried and put all his other books on my wish list. This is dense, thought-provoking, sensitive, satisfying, humorous, humane – a real treat' Toby Clements, Telegraph/5(K).


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Oct 17,  · Notes from an Exhibition: A Novel and millions of other books are available for instant access. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(53). Jul 02,  · Notes From An Exhibition is a tolerable enough book - it trundles along fairly pleasantly with few surprises or revelatory moments - but I kept wondering if it had been written with industry Discussing one's reading with a friend, like judging someone irrevocably by what they've got in their bookcase (or total absence thereof), is one of life's small pleasures/5.

May 31,  · One of the United Kingdom’s best-loved novelists, his recent works include A Perfectly Good Man, The Whole Day Through, and the Richard & Judy Book Club bestseller Notes from an Exhibition. His latest novel, A Place Called Winter, was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Prize, the Walter Scott Prize, and the Independent Booksellers’ Novel of the Year travelingartsfiesta.com: Open Road Media.

Aug 10,  · Notes From an Exhibition. by Patrick Gale. pp, Fourth Estate, £ Artist Rachel Kelly's beloved youngest son, suitably named Petroc, once gave her six stones collected from a Cornish beach, each chosen to represent a member of the travelingartsfiesta.com: Rachel Hore. Oct 17,  · With an engaging structure modeled on the eponymous notes from an exhibition, this book beckoned me forward and back, from character to character, as it laid open the plot.

At the final page, both the reader and the writer wanted to stand up and cheer, "well done!"/5(53). Jul 02,  · It is always a little dispiriting not ‘getting’ a book that others hold close to their hearts. Patrick Gale’s Notes from an Exhibition is a Goodreads smash, its appeal straddling ages, genre-snobbery and borders.

Not only that, but national treasure and the unofficial-cleverest-man-on TV, Stephen Fry, LOVES it. Notes from an exhibition by Patrick Gale Each chapter of the book starts with an exhibition note describing a piece of art created by Rachel Kelly or, in some instances, a personal item of Rachel’s that is thought significant for her life and career.

Tag: Notes from an Exhibition January’s Books I read seven books in January, six of them are fiction and one non-fiction, all of them good – some indeed are excellent.

So far I’ve only reviewed three of them: Turning for Home by Barney Norris, a beautifully and lyrically written novel. I loved this. Jun 05,  · Just read Patrick Gale’s excellent Notes From an Exhibition for our bookgroup. Actually I had bought it before it was chosen as a book group book because I’m a PG fan but, anyway, last night was discussion night.

The starting point of the book is the recent death of once famous, now rather declined artist Rachel Keen.

Apr 19,  · Since then his books have included: Dangerous Pleasures, Rough Music, Notes from an Exhibition, The Whole Day Through, A Perfectly Good Man, A Place Called Winter and Take Nothing With You. Visit the Patrick Gale author page4/5(2). Nov 21,  · Notes From an Exhibition, By Patrick Gale.

Returning to the Cornish setting of his earlier works, Gale's 14th novel plunges into artistic circles of s St Ives for a memorable story of family dysfunction and mental illness. The new novel from the bestselling Patrick Gale tells the story of artist Rachel Kelly, whose life has been a sacrifice to both her extraordinary art and her debilitating manic depression.

When troubled artist Rachel Kelly dies painting obsessively in her attic studio in Penzance, her saintly husband and adult children have more than the usual mess to clear up.4/5(23). Jan 05,  · ‎ A bestselling 'Cornish' novel, NOTES FROM AN EXHIBITION is a moving, intuitive novel of artistic compulsion, marriage, and the secrets left behind.

It was a Richard & Judy bestseller. 'Poised and pitch-perfect throughout' Mail on Sunday Celebrate /5(5). Oct 12,  · Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Notes from an Exhibition and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5().

Sep 30,  · In general Notes from an Exhibition is an absorbing read and will appeal to anyone who likes books about Cornwall, mental health issues, family secrets and art. A bit about Patrick Gale: Patrick Gale, the author, is the son of a prison governor.

May 31,  · In its searing, indelible portrait of a woman and artist, Notes from an Exhibition offers a revealing window into the symbiotic relationship between genius and mental illness and the effects both have on maternal love, family, and the creation of enduring art.

One of the United Kingdom’s best-loved novelists, his recent works include A Perfectly Good Man, The Whole Day Through, and the Richard & Judy Book Club bestseller Notes from an Exhibition. His latest novel, A Place Called Winter, was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Prize, the Walter Scott Prize, and the Independent Booksellers’ Novel of the Year award.

Oct 12,  · I particularly enjoyed the setting (Penzance in Cornwall), the structure - each chapter is preceded by notes about a painting or item associated with the artist, Rachel Kelly, (the notes from an exhibition that give the book its title) which meant that the story was not a linear, chronological account of a life, the different viewpoints and /5().

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Collected Novels Volume One: Notes from an Exhibition and A Perfectly Good Man by Patrick Gale at Barnes & Noble. FREE B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPrice: $ What other book might you compare Notes from an Exhibition to and why.

Any book that is dense with character dissection. Any story spanning across at least two lifetimes. Any good piece of fiction that forces you to think. Which scene was your favorite. Did not have a favorite scene. I liked learning the individual characters from different. Get this from a library!

Notes from an exhibition. [Patrick Gale] -- When troubled artist Rachel Kelly dies painting obsessively in her attic studio in Penzance, her saintly husband and adult children have more than the usual mess to clear up. She leaves behind an.Jun 06,  · Posts about notes from an exhibition written by Hanna.

The Exchange This is a little corner of the world for exchanging ideas, painting a picturescape, and spreading the love for good books .When troubled artist Rachel Kelly dies she leaves behind an extraordinary body of work—but for her family there is a legacy of secrets and painful revelations.

To her children she is both curse and blessing, as they cope with the inheritance of her passions—and demons. Only their father’s gift of stillness can withstand Rachel’s destructive influence and the suspicion that her family.