Contre-Jour: A Triptych after Pierre Bonnard

Josipovici, Gabriel (1986) Contre-Jour: A Triptych after Pierre Bonnard. Carcanet Press. ISBN 0856356417

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Obsession and rejection are the main themes of this novel about a woman who feels rejected by her parents, particularly by her mother. Her father, a painter, ignores the emotional turmoil all around him and continues to work, while his wife shows signs of mental breakdown. This novel was shortlisted for the 1986 Whitbread Fiction Prize.

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