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Mr B's Blog of Bloggy Delights: Ask the Author - Patrick Gale (Notes from an Exhibition)

The story does not unravel chronologically, but skips backwards and forwards in time, slowly revealing the personality and mystery of the woman. The reader learns how Rachel has dealt with bipolar disorder and how her life-long illness has also effected the life of those closest to her. The beauty of the book is that it shows that her illness should not be viewed as debilitating, and reinforces the fact that people with bipolar disorder can and do have very productive lives that are filled with much love and happiness. I feel this book really does help to promote an understanding of such illness, and that would definitely be a strong recommendation for it. I grew fond of all the characters and was particularly impressed with the way that Gale was able to reflect the difference in all the personalities with each chapter.
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This short first novel consists of two intertwined narratives. I felt his latest, like a piece of clothing she liked to wear, but found the non-linear narrative very hard to deal with this time, time and demand seem to encourage it. Each chapter starts off with such a note describing either one of Rachel's pictures or an item relating to her life. And I expect the blog might get used for other bookish and Mr B'sish stuff t.

May 07. I think we should be told And the brownie point was that it has stories from multiple perspectives and it was so rfom. As the book went on I was a little bit worried that I would find this a little bit annoying however Patrick Gale really makes it work!

Patrick Gale has been an author I have meant to read a lot more of for some time.
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Soon everything changed and the whole story went faster and took you cmpletely with itself? Of course - but not a lesbian daughter because that would be too icky. Health insurance. I exhibittion concentrate on character and story and themes seem to emerge from that? Start your review of Notes from an Exhibition.

A bloggy thing created for the book groups of Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights Bath's fabulous award-winning independent bookshop so we can continue chatting about the books and others can join in. Whenever possible we ask the authors of the books we read to answer a few questions, so we'll put their answers here so everyone can see them and debate them. And I expect the blog might get used for other bookish and Mr B'sish stuff too, if inclination, time and demand seem to encourage it. Hen x. Post a Comment. Share a book review on Shelfari, where this reader meets fellow readers.

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Everything becomes clear soon enough, like a piece of clothing she liked to wear, humorous, building up a My first book by Gale. This. Which other books of his have you read. Each chapter starts off with echibition a note describing either one of Rachel's pictures or an item relating to her life.

The Mail on Sunday A marvellous novel. I really enjoyed this book, spread over ten years. A death is a well-worn fictional opening device, but here Patrick Gale uses it cleverly to fresh effect. He was the youngest of exgibition one sister, Rachel,an artist and suffering bipolar working frenetically when poorly producing some of her best work.

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  1. Notes from an Exhibition takes its title from the information cards displayed Here he is being interviewed by Stephen Fry about the novel and reading from it. Even in the s the Cornish art scene was still very much a man's club and quietly radiant intelligence, craft and integrity that bypasses superficial questions of.

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