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Rachel Cusk

Outline: A Novel

€12,95

Outline is a novel in ten conversations. Spare and lucid, it follows a novelist teaching a course in creative writing over an oppressively hot summer in Athens. She leads her student in storytelling exercises.

She meets other writers for dinner. She goes swimming in the Ionian Sea with her seatmate from the place. The people she encounters speak volubly about themselves, their fantasies, anxieties, pet theories, regrets, and longings.

And through these disclosures, a portrait of the narrator is drawn by contrast, a portrait of a woman learning to face great a great loss. Outline is the first book in a short and yet epic cycle - a masterful trilogy which will be remembered as one of the most significant achievements of our times.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2018
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages: 256
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780571346769
ISBN 10: 0571346766
Edition: Main

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Outline: A Novel

€12,95