The Clearing [paperback edition] signed copy


Beautiful paperback edition with foil-printed cover, signed by the author. Let me know if you’d like a special dedication and I can add that too before I send it off.

“The Clearing” is a memoir about ‘spaces between’ and what may be learned in them. As I clear the family home after the death of both my parents, the memories held there prompt reflections on my family’s flawed strategies for coping with my mother’s mental illness, the isolation of my father in caring for her, and how these relationships shifted as my parents aged.

These are threaded through with insights drawn from classical and scientific ways of understanding empty space, like the ‘ether’ and dark matter, and from the calm, contemplative space that art has always offered me.

Published: Abacus, March 2021

208 pages

12.6 x 1.8 x 19.6 cm

11 in stock

SKU: BK0102 Category:

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