Pure Colour

£16.99

After God created the heavens and the earth, he stood back to contemplate creation, like a painter standing back from the canvas. This is the moment we are living in – the moment of God standing back. In this first draft of existence, a woman named Mira leaves home to study. There, she meets Annie, whose tremendous power opens Mira’s chest like a portal – to what, she doesn’t know. When Mira is older, her beloved father dies, and she enters that strange and dizzying dimension that true loss opens up. This is a book about the shape of a life, from beginning to end. It’s about art, critics, and ageing. It’s about the surrounding world – sky, trees, lakes, stars – and ‘the world beyond this world’, which can be glimpsed in rare moments when something shattering occurs.

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