"A profoundly original, beautifully written work, so emotionally accurate that it tears at the heart. I read it without stopping."-Gerald Stern
Sophie Marks' path to artistic and personal fulfillment takes her from World War II England to postwar Paris and the Italian countryside. She leaves Europe in 1967 and spends the next two decades in the American Southwest. Acclaimed at last as an artist, she returns to England to confront the hidden memories of her childhood and test the possibilities of a renewed love, a passion ripened by maturity.
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Their fear of death overwhelms their desire for life.” Sophie grows up talented but also isolated—“odd, disjointed, and aloof.” During World War II, when she is in her 20s, her entire family, including her illegitimate son André, is destroyed during the German bombing, so Sophie begins afresh, wi...| Read Full Review of Broken Colors
Broken Colors is the novel of a talented female artist who must come to grips with the difficult realities of life.Feb 05 2008 | Read Full Review of Broken Colors
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