Still Life

by Zoe Wicomb
Still Life
  • ISBN-13: 9781913512101
  • Author(s): Zoe Wicomb
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Peninsula Press
  • Imprint: Peninsula Press
  • Publication Date: 26-05-2022
  • Format: p/b

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Juggling with our perception of time and reality, Still Life tells the story of an author struggling to write a biography of long-forgotten Scottish poet and abolitionist Thomas Pringle. A multitude of voices across time, place and the lines of fiction and history - From the spectre of Mary Prince to Virginia Woolf's own Sir Nicholas Green - vie for the reader's attention. Their adventures through time and space, from Victorian South Africa and London to the author's desk in Glasgow in the present day, offer a poignant exploration of colonial history and racial oppression.
About the book

Juggling with our perception of time and reality, Still Life tells the story of an author struggling to write a biography of long-forgotten Scottish poet and abolitionist Thomas Pringle. A multitude of voices across time, place and the lines of fiction and history - From the spectre of Mary Prince to Virginia Woolf's own Sir Nicholas Green - vie for the reader's attention. Their adventures through time and space, from Victorian South Africa and London to the author's desk in Glasgow in the present day, offer a poignant exploration of colonial history and racial oppression.