Out of the Picture - Polly Samson Reviews
Description:ISBN 1860498647 / Author: Polly Samson / Genre: Fiction / Quite unlike her fair stepsisters, Lizzie is dark and secretive: Just like your father, says her mother. But what was her father like? Photos are hidden away and overheard conversations between her mother and stepfather ... more
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by - written on 14/09/01, updated on 14/09/01 (Very useful, 190 readings)
“Prose that makes you miss your bus stop,” exclaims a reviewer from the Guardian. Pretty impressive I think, particularly since I travel by tube. Out of the Picture is a complex novel of childhood betrayal, haunting memories, loneliness and loss. The novel tells the story of Lizzie, abandoned by a father she never really knew and brought up amongst a stepfamily which she never feels a part of. Following a startling discovering concerning her step father, Peter, she moves to London but finds herself continually drawn back to her past, the family she has left and the father she is yet to find. This is Polly Samson’s first novel, ... Read the complete review
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