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Jessie Greengrass joins us in Bath on 9th April to discuss her debut novel with Max Porter – author of the sensational Grief Is The Thing with Feathers. This book will be available on the 10th April.
Long listed for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018.
Sight is a moving fiercely truthful novel. Following a woman as she recounts her progress to motherhood, while remembering the death of her own mother, and the childhood summers she spent with her psychoanalyst grandmother. Woven among these personal recollections are significant events in medical history: Wilhelm Rontgen’s discovery of the X-ray; Sigmund Freud’s development of psychoanalysis; John Hunter’s attempts to set surgery on a scientific footing and the artist Jan van Rymsdyk, on the anatomy of pregnant bodies.