Stone Arabia


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Stone Arabia

by Dana Spiotta (Author)



ISBN: 9780857863737


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'Transfixing ... it's as though Nabokov had written a rock novel' Entertainment Weekly

Growing up wild in the 1970s, Nik was always the artist, always in a band. His beloved sister Denise was his most passionate fan. But now Denise watches as Nik retreats into a strange and private world of his own creation, leaving her to navigate the real world on her own. When her daughter, Ada, decides to make a film of Nik's life and work, and tragedy strikes very close to home, Denise must try to make sense of what it means to be a sister, a daughter and a mother. Evocative, honest and fiercely original, Stone Arabia is about how we become the adults we are. It's a story of family, obsession, memory and the urge to create, no matter what.


ISBN 857863738
ISBN13 9780857863737
Publisher Canongate Books Ltd
Format Hardback
Publication date 07/06/2012
Pages 256
Weight (grammes) 379
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 220
Width (mm) 143