Sanctuary

af Robert Edric
Lydbog
7t 55m Oplæst af Mark Meadows

Forlagets beskrivelse

Haworth, West Yorkshire, 1848. Branwell Brontë - unexhibited artist, unacknowledged writer, sacked railwayman, disgraced tutor and spurned lover -finds himself unhappily back in Haworth Parsonage, to face the crushing disappointment of his father and his three sisters, whose own pseudonymous successes - allegedly kept secret from him – are only just becoming apparent. With his health failing rapidly, his literary aspirations abandoned and his once loyal circle of friends shrinking fast, Branwell lives in a world of secrets, conspiracies and seemingly endless betrayals. To restore himself to a creative and fulfilling existence in the face of an increasingly claustrophobic environment, he returns to the drugs, alcohol and the morbid self-delusion which have already played such a large part in his unhappy life. Sanctuary is a lacerating and moving portrait of self-destruction. In it, Robert Edric has reimagined the final months of one of the great bystanders of literary history, and, in so doing, has shone a penetrating light on one of the most celebrated and perennially fascinating families in our creative history.

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Yderligere information

Bogtype
Lydbog
Forlag
Transworld
ISBN
9781473525986
Oplæst af
Mark Meadows

Genrer
Historisk fiktion
Moderne og samtidsfiktion (efter ca. 1945)
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Fiktion og relaterede emner
Yorkshire
ca. 1800 ca. 1900