The Life And Death Of Sophie Stark

Author: Anna North
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  • : $22.99(AUD)
  • : 9781474601252
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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  • : December 2015
  • : 197mm X 135mm X 22mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 22.99
  • : August 2016
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Winner of the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction


 


"I read The Life and Death of Sophie Stark with my heart in my mouth. Not only a dissection of genius and the havoc it can wreak, but also a thunderously good story."--Emma Donoghue, New York Times bestselling author of Room


 


"This novel is perceptive, subtle, funny and lingers in unexpected ways. The analysis of a woman who puts her art above all else is equal parts inspiration and warning story. Anna North makes prose look easy."--Lena Dunham


 


Who is Sophie Stark? A brilliant filmmaker, a lover, a wife, a friend, a traitor. A troubled misfit who becomes a star, at great cost to the people who love her and, ultimately, to herself. Gripping and provocative, The Life and Death of Sophie Stark is a story of the power of art to transform lives and to destroy them, and of an artist's drive to create something greater than herself, even if it means sacrificing everything--and everyone--she loves.

Author description

Anna North is a journalist working for the New York Times, whose writing has previously appeared in San Francisco Chronicle, The Paris Review, Jezebel, and BuzzFeed. She lives in Brooklyn.