Book: Louise Doughty «Apple Tree Yard»

Apple Tree Yard

Yvonne Carmichael, renowned geneticist, public authority, happily married mother of two, sits in the accused box. The charge is murder. Across the courtroom, not meeting her eye, sits her alleged accomplice. He wears the beautiful pin-striped suit he wore on their first meeting in the Houses of Parliament, when he put his hand on her elbow, guided her to a deserted and ancient chapel, and began to undress her. As the barrister’s voice grows low and sinuous, Yvonne realizes she’s lost herself and the life she’d built so carefully to a man who never existed at all. After their first liaison, Yvonne’s lover tells her very little about himself, but she comes to suspect his secrecy has an explanation connected with the British government. So thrilled and absorbed is she in her newfound sexual power that she fails to notice the real danger about to blindside her from a seemingly innocuous angle. Then, reeling from an act of violence, Yvonne discovers that her desire...

Издательство: "Faber&Faber" (2014)

Формат: 110x180, 438 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-571-31017-3

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Louise Doughty

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name = Louise Doughty

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birthplace = Melton Mowbray
nationality = British
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occupation = Novelist, Journalist
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Louise Doughty (born 4 September 1963, Melton Mowbray) is an English novelist, playwright and journalist from a Romany background. Doughty is an alumnus of the University of East Anglia's Creative Writing Course.

In 2006 Doughty wrote a weekly column for the "Daily Telegraph" inviting readers to write [ A Novel in a Year] . In 2007 she wrote a weekly column on the life of a writer - [ A Writer's Year] .

Doughty has also presented radio programmes for the BBC on Literature, and is a judge for the 2008 Man Booker Prize.



* "Crazy Paving", 1995, ISBN 0-671-71879-7
* "Dance with Me", 1996, ISBN 0-684-81652-0
* "Honey-Dew", 1998, ISBN 0-684-82090-0
* "Fires in the Dark", 2003, ISBN 0-7432-2087-0, a novel about the Roma experience in central Europe during the second world war.
* "Stone Cradle", 2006, ISBN 0-7432-2089-7, which continues Doughty's exploration of her Roma family background.


* "A Novel in a Year", 2007, ISBN 978-1847370709

External links

* [ Louise Doughty's personal website]
* [ Louise Doughty's blog at Telegraph]

Источник: Louise Doughty

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