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What Red Was

What Red Was

`I like your name.'Kate frowned. `How do you know my name?'Through their four years at university, Kate and Max are inseparable. But loving Max means knowing his family, the wealthy Rippons, all generosity, social ease and quiet repression. And when Kate does, this question: whos... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781787301382
Barcode 9781787301382
Published 9 May 2019 by Vintage
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Price, Rosie
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ISBN-13 9781787301382
ISBN-10 1787301389
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Harvill Secker
Publication Date 9 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Price, Rosie
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 517g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress FICTION / Women
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 975345

Description of this Book

`Kate Quaile,' he said. `I like your name.' Kate frowned. `How do you know my name?' Through their four years at university, Kate and Max are inseparable. For him, she breaks her solitude; for her, he leaves his busy circles behind. But loving Max means knowing his family, the wealthy Rippons, all generosity, social ease and quiet repression. Theirs is not Kate's world. At their London home, just after graduation, her life is shattered apart in a bedroom while a party goes on downstairs. WHAT RED WAS explores the effects of trauma on mind and body, the tyrannies of memory, the sacrifices involved in staying silent, the courage of a young woman in speaking out. And when Kate does, this question: whose story is it now?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Subversive and sophisticated... [Rosie Price's] exploration of sexual violence and class makes for an unforgettable read * Elle, **Books to Look Out for in 2019** *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Rosie Price is 26 years old and lives in London. WHAT RED WAS is her debut novel.

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