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The Broken Book
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 174114664X, Paperback)
A remarkable story of one woman’s struggle to become the writer she has passionately planned to be her entire lifethis fiercely beautiful novel conjures vivid and powerful emotions. Following the stunningly beautiful Katherine Elgin from a small coastal town in Australia to London and the islands of Greecethis intriguing and intricately structured tale unravels the truths of art and life. Katherine’s story will resonate powerfully with womenespecially those who have faced the demands of motherhood, marriage, and the pursuit of an artistic passion.
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GENERAL & LITERARY FICTION. Katherine Elgin grew up in a small coastal town in Australia, desperate to transcend her beginnings and make her mark. From her rebellious and contemplative childhood Katherine emerges as a stunningly beautiful young woman, with a voracious appetite for life's most interesting experiences and an overwhelming desire to write the best book she possibly can.But beauty is a double-edged sword and throughout her life - from Sydney, to London, to the islands of Greece - Katherine carries the burden of being both siren and artist. Mirroring truths of art and life, creativity and reality, The Broken Book is wonderfully rich, complex and compelling. Susan Johnson has created an audacious and original novel with an awe-inspiring ability to explore emotional truths.
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