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Author: Rachel Cusk
Publisher: New York Picador Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Picador editionView all editions and formats
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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 students in storytelling exercises. She meets other visiting writers for dinner. She goes swimming in the Ionian Sea with her neighbor from the plane. The people she encounters speak volubly about themselves: their fantasies, anxieties, pet  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Cusk
ISBN: 9781250081544 1250081548
OCLC Number: 957500550
Description: 249 Seiten ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Rachel Cusk.

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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 students in storytelling exercises. She meets other visiting writers for dinner. She goes swimming in the Ionian Sea with her neighbor from the plane. 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 a great loss.

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