An Equal Stillness : Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009

An Equal Stillness : Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009

Book Title: An Equal Stillness : Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009

Author: Max Porter

Format: Paperback | 336 pages

Publication Date: 03 Aug 2009

ISBN-13: 9780753825655

Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009

Artist, lover, wife, mother: can one woman be them all?

Born in 1924, Jennet Mallow grew up with a disillusioned mother and a father haunted by memories of war. But Jennet has a talent - and a passion - for art. When she meets the handsome painter David Heaton they begin a tempestuous affair which takes them from the dank terraces of London to a bohemian artistic community in St Ives. But as Jennet's career flourishes, her relationship with David suffers - with potentially tragic consequences . . .

'The most beautiful, accomplished debut I have read for a long time . . . It is a powerful novel by a supremely talented artist' OBSERVER

'Enchanting . . . exquisitely written' DAILY EXPRESS

'A masterful portrait of a woman forging an unexpectedly dazzling career against the backdrop of familial duty' EASY LIVING