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A tender and compelling story of an unlikely friendship and Esther Freud's most beautiful and masterful work to date.
A luminous novel about a young boy and his unlikely friendship with the great Glaswegian artist, Charles Rennie Mackintosh
From the Granta Best of Young British author of Hideous Kinky and The Sea House
Deeply evocative of the British seaside landscape in a bygone era, appealing to readers of Ian McEwan's On Chesil WC BeachIris Murdoch's The Sea, The Sea
An examination of art and artists from the daughter of Lucian Freud.
About the Author
Esther Freud was born in London in 1963. She trained as an actress before writing her first novel, Hideous Kinky, which was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and made into a feature film starring Kate Winslet. Her other novels include Peerless Flats, Summer at Gaglow, The Wild, The Sea House, Love Falls and most recently, Lucky Break.
'A compelling tale beautifully told, Mr Mac & Me is as close to a perfect novel as anything I've read in a long time. I loved every page of it' - Ann Patchett
'I was utterly absorbed in the language and the story and the world of it ... You know how it is when a writer draws into a place and you begin to feel it is more substantial than the one around you? That is how this book was for me. I truly loved it' - Rachel Joyce
'Attending to Esther Freud's still, truthful voice becomes not only a pleasure but a necessity' - Jonathan Coe
'The best that art can be: full of exploration, full of intuition, full of generosity - and full of love' - Julie Myerson
ISBN: 9781408857212 ISBN-10: 1408857219 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 296 Published: 1st October 2015 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1