How to Paint A Dead Man
Moving from Italy to England, spanning nearly half a century, and bringing together the lives of four disparate characters, this novel offers a fierce and brilliant study of art and its place in our lives. Original. 30,000 first printing.
The lives of four individuals—a dying painter, a blind girl, a landscape artist, and an art curator—intertwine across nearly five decades in this luminous and searching novel of extraordinary power. With How to Paint a Dead Man, Sarah Hall, "one of the most significant and exciting of Britain's young novelists" (The Guardian), delivers "a maddeningly enticing read . . . an amazing feat of literary engineering" (The Independent on Sunday).
Moving from Italy to England, spanning nearly half a century, and bringing together the lives of four disparate characters, this novel offers a study of art and its place in human life.
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