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Burnt Island.

Author: Alice Thompson
Publisher: New York : Salt Publishing Limited, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For disillusioned author Max Long, the offer of a writing-fellowship on the mysterious-sounding 'Burnt Island' is a godsend. Max is determined that, inspired by his tenure on this windswept outpost, he will produce every writer's dream - the bestseller. And this time, he plans to subvert his usual genre and write a horror story. But upon arrival, Max's fantasies of hermetic island life are overturned when he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thompson, Alice.
Burnt Island.
New York : Salt Publishing Limited, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Thompson
ISBN: 9781844719563 1844719561
OCLC Number: 885122220
Description: 1 online resource (220 pages)

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Burnt island is about a literary novelist, Max Long, who wins a fellowship to Burnt island to write his next novel. He ends up staying with the very successful novelist James Fairfax whose wife had  Read more...

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Fractured and lucid as a dream. Creepy and brilliant. -- Ian Rankin At the end Thompson seems to be hinting that writing is a parasitic occupation, a form of vampirism even, writers taking the events Read more...

 
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