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Featherstone

Kirsty Gunn

Featherstone by Kirsty Gunn gradually intimates the unsettling nature of her small country town – there’s something intense and intimate that goes deep into the lives of the people who live here . . .

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571212521
Date Published
07.04.2003
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Summary

FEATHERSTONE: an attractive, small rural town serving outlying estates; bank, post office, school . . .

At first glance, Kirsty Gunn’s small country town is like any other – a closely connected community bound by habit and familiarity. Yet as we’re invited to spend the weekend in Featherstone we come to realise there’s something about the place that unsettles us, something intense and intimate that goes deep into the lives of the people who live here and bares their hearts.

‘The title of Kirsty Gunn’s beautiful new novel is a key – the marvellous weighting of words, how each word falls and floats on the page . . . a richly layered and rewarding novel.’ Scotland on Sunday

KirstyGunn

Kirsty Gunn is an internationally awarded writer who published her first novel with Faber in 1994 and since then eight works of fiction, including short stories, as well as a collection of fragments and meditations, and essays. She is Professor of Writing Practice and Study at the University of Dundee and lives in London and Scotland with her husband and…

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