What Red Was

What Red Was by Rosie Price
ISBN
9781787301382
Date Released
Binding
Hardcover
Pages
304
Dimensions
156 x 240mm

I think this is the best debut fiction I've ever read... I'm still in awe of it, I think about it all the time. If you like David Nicholls, Tessa Hadley, Elizabeth Day, Meg Wolitzer, Donna Tartt; the emotional, the filial, the familial, then pre-order this book. There's also a massive punch, a central trauma... It's exceptional.' -- Pandora Sykes, The High Low, 12 Dec 2018'Kate Quaile,? he said. 'I like your name.?Kate frowned. 'How do you know my name??Through their four years at university, Kate and Max are inseparable. For him, she breaks her solitude; for her, he leaves his busy circles behind. But loving Max means knowing his family, the wealthy Rippons, all generosity, social ease and quiet repression. Theirs is not Kate?s world. At their London home, just after graduation, her life is shattered apart in a bedroom while a party goes on downstairs.WHAT RED WAS explores the effects of trauma on mind and body, the tyrannies of memory, the sacrifices involved in staying silent, the courage of a young woman in speaking out. And when Kate does, this question- whose story is it now?
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I think this is the best debut fiction I've ever read... I'm still in awe of it, I think about it all the time. If you like David Nicholls, Tessa Hadley, Elizabeth Day, Meg Wolitzer, Donna Tartt; the emotional, the filial, the familial, then pre-order this book. There's also a massive punch, a central trauma... It's exceptional.' -- Pandora Sykes, The High Low, 12 Dec 2018'Kate Quaile,? he said. 'I like your name.?Kate frowned. 'How do you know my name??Through their four years at university, Kate and Max are inseparable. For him, she breaks her solitude; for her, he leaves his busy circles behind. But loving Max means knowing his family, the wealthy Rippons, all generosity, social ease and quiet repression. Theirs is not Kate?s world. At their London home, just after graduation, her life is shattered apart in a bedroom while a party goes on downstairs.WHAT RED WAS explores the effects of trauma on mind and body, the tyrannies of memory, the sacrifices involved in staying silent, the courage of a young woman in speaking out. And when Kate does, this question- whose story is it now?
ISBN:
9781787301382
Publication Date:
09 / 05 / 2019
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
156 x 240mm

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