Before I Wake

Before I Wake Jonathan Ford childless at moves restlessly through other people s lives From Australia to Europe he pursues a series of ill fated relationships with the vulnerable and the insecure In turn he

  • Title: Before I Wake
  • Author: John Alan Scott
  • ISBN: 9780140256956
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jonathan Ford, childless at 43, moves restlessly through other people s lives From Australia to Europe, he pursues a series of ill fated relationships with the vulnerable and the insecure In turn, he is pursued by his past whose echoes he finds all around him in Danielle, a young French poet condemned to perpetual childhood In the ageing Violet, wickedly irreverent eveJonathan Ford, childless at 43, moves restlessly through other people s lives From Australia to Europe, he pursues a series of ill fated relationships with the vulnerable and the insecure In turn, he is pursued by his past whose echoes he finds all around him in Danielle, a young French poet condemned to perpetual childhood In the ageing Violet, wickedly irreverent even as she struggles through her days alone in a council flat In the flawed genius of the painter Malcolm Richardson.In many lives, ordinary and extraordinary, that he changes in the profoundest ways It is through two sisters, themselves once hostage to the past, that Ford finally awakens to the present.This is a story to treasure, a journey through what it means to be human, told with exquisite feeling by the award winning author of What I Have Written.

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