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An unremarkable body / Elisa Lodato.

By: Lodato, Elisa.
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017Description: 271 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781474606332 (hbk.).Subject(s): English fiction -- 21st centurySummary: When Katharine is found dead at the foot of her stairs, it is the mystery of her life that consumes her daughter, Laura. The medical examiner's report, in which precious parts of Katarine's body are weighed and categorised, motivates Laura to write er own version of events; to bear witness to the unbearable blank space between each itemised entry. It forces her to confront a new version of the woman she knew only as her mother - a woman silenced by her own mother, and wronged by her husband. A woman who felt shackeld by tradition and unable to love freely. Book cover.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions March-April 2018
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When Katharine is found dead at the foot of her stairs, it is the mystery of her life that consumes her daughter, Laura. The medical examiner's report, in which precious parts of Katarine's body are weighed and categorised, motivates Laura to write er own version of events; to bear witness to the unbearable blank space between each itemised entry. It forces her to confront a new version of the woman she knew only as her mother - a woman silenced by her own mother, and wronged by her husband. A woman who felt shackeld by tradition and unable to love freely. Book cover.

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