On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9781552789957_cover Enlarge Cover View Excerpt
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $16.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
category: Fiction
published: July 2011
ISBN:9781552789957
publisher: McArthur & Company

The Story of My Face

by Kathy Page

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $16.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
category: Fiction
published: July 2011
ISBN:9781552789957
publisher: McArthur & Company
Description

The Story of My Face is about Natalie Baron, a teenage girl adrift in the world and looking for someone or something to latch on to. Her seemingly innocent involvement with Barbara Hern and her family, followers of an extreme protestant sect, leads to the revelation of a long-kept secret and a devastating series of events which change not only her face but also the course of her life. The Story of My Face is both a stunning psychological thriller and the archaeology of an accident which shaped a life.

Awards
  • Short-listed, The Orange Prize for Fiction
Editorial Reviews

"An elegantly compelling story of how a young girl’s obsession forever changes the lives of those around her.. a disciplined exploration of the complexity of human motivation and our need for redemption."

— Vancouver Sun

"Incredibly evocative and haunting.. it keeps you reading, wanting to uncover both Natalie’s past and that of Tuomas Envall."

— Sunday Express

"A moving, absorbing story... Kathy Page writes beautifully."

— Helen Dunmore

"[Page's] writing, mostly in the present tense, is lit with an immediate sense of period, summoning images which are by turns softly painterly, sharply filmic or as murky as those first television images of the moon landing."

— TLS

"A compelling and unpredictable journey… beautifully written, rolls on at a rapid pace and delivers a satisfying punch at the end."

— Globe and Mail

A marvellously well-crafted book, subtle and measured yet with the powerful tug of deep and dangerous water…”

— Sarah Waters

Buy this book at:

Buy the e-book:

Reader Reviews

Sign Up or Sign In to add your review or comment.

Related Blog Posts

Other Titles by Kathy Page

The Find

The Find

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged :
More Info
Alphabet

Alphabet

edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged :
More Info
In the Flesh

In the Flesh

Twenty Writers Explore the Body
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
More Info

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...