Author:Jane Urquhart

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Away

By: Jane Urquhart

Price: $6.99

Publisher: M&S: 1997

Seller ID: 0001422

ISBN: 0771086504

Condition: Good


A stunning, evocative novel set in Ireland and Canada, "Away" traces a family's complex and layered past. The narrative unfolds with shimmering clarity, and takes us from the harsh northern Irish coast in the 1840s to the quarantine stations at Grosse Isle and the barely hospitable land of the Canadian Shield; from the flourishing town of Port Hope to the flooded streets of Montreal; from Ottawa at the time of Confederation to a large-windowed house at the edge of a Grea... View more info

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The Underpainter

By: Jane Urquhart

Price: $6.99

Publisher: M&S: 1998

Seller ID: 0001425

ISBN: 0771086547

Condition: Good


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The Stone Carvers

By: Jane Urquhart

Price: $6.99

Publisher: M&S: 2002

Seller ID: 0017835

ISBN: 0771086857

Condition: Good


Set in the first half of the twentieth century, but reaching back to Bavaria in the late nineteenth century, "The Stone Carvers" weaves together the story of ordinary lives marked by obsession and transformed by art. At the centre of a large cast of characters is Klara Becker, the granddaughter of a master carver, a seamstress haunted by a love affair cut short by the First World War, and by the frequent disappearances of her brother Tilman, afflicted since childhood wit... View more info

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The Underpainter

By: Jane Urquhart

Price: $9.99

Publisher: M&S: 1997

Seller ID: 0001426

ISBN: 0771086644

Condition: Good


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Changing Heaven

By: Jane Urquhart

Price: $5.99

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Seller ID: 0009876

ISBN: 0771086636

Condition: Fair


Two worlds are intertwined in this hauntingly beautiful story as it moves from Toronto to the English moors and to Venice, Italy. The time frame shifts between present and past, linking the lives of a young Bronte scholar (a woman in the throes of a troubled love affair), a turn-of-the-century female balloonist, and an elusive explorer with the ghost - or the memory - of Emily Bronte. Urquhart reveals something about the act of artistic creation, the ways in which storie... View more info