Francis King

Going For Gold

The Colour

By

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ROSET REMAIN ONCE wrote: ‘I deliberately seek out the strange, the unfamiliar, even the unknowable.’ It is in her attempts to domesticate them that she has always produced her best novels. She seems, paradoxically, to be most at home in her writing when she has strayed farthest from her own experience.

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