Thrown Among the Bones
Thrown Among the Bones — My Life in Fiction is a candid account of Patricia Schonstein’s creative, deeply lived life as a novelist. Annotated with extracts from her writings, this generous memoir welcomes you behind the scenes, into her Workshop and Costumery. She shows how her own life configures with the scaffolding of her fictions; how characters take up roles both archetypal and simple to tackle existential questions; and how urban landscapes and wilderness serve as the neon-spangled theatres of her story telling.
The memoir is annotated with extracts from Patricia Schonstein’s fictions and other writing. It is an examination of certain seeds that fell upon, and were developed by her imagination. It exposes how her life contributes characters, costumes, debates and narrative fibres to create worlds that do not actually exist yet are credible enough to be exploited as venues for posing existential questions. It shows how urban landscapes and wilderness serve as the neon-spangled theatres of herstory telling.
|Dimensions||21.5 × 14 × 1.5 cm|