All Is Beauty Now

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Product Details

Price
$26.00
Publisher
Little Brown and Company
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.8 X 1.3 X 8.3 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316394963
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About the Author

Sarah Faber received an MA in Creative Writing and English Literature from Concordia University. Her writing has appeared in Matrix and Brick. Originally from Toronto, Sarah now lives in Cape Breton with her husband and their children. All is Beauty Now is her first novel.

Reviews

"At once, an intimate family portrait, a mystery, a romance, and a stylistic tour de force. Think Alice Munro's The Lives of Girls and Women, Virginia Woolf's The Waves, Michael Ondaatje's Running in the Family and Jodorowsky's The Dance of Reality in a gloriously refreshing mash-up."--Johanna Skibsrud, Giller Prize winning author of The Sentimentalists
"At first blush a deft, kaleidoscopic chronicle of a family's grief after the disappearance of a 20-year-old daughter off the shores of Rio de Janeiro, ALL IS BEAUTY NOW is an unflinching look at the pervasive effect of secreted mental illness. Like the brilliant swirl of Carnival, the Maurer family's story possesses multiple layers of both splendor and affliction. I lost myself in its white sands, birds of paradise, and madness."
--Anne Korkeakivi, author of Shining Sea

"Notable for its lovely prose and melancholy empathy....All Is Beauty Now [is] a finely observed consideration of how mental illness impacts an entire family."--Kirkus
"This debut infuses the fierce familial love with the bitter ache of dreams lost and secrets kept. Faber's swirling, dreamlike prose paints a wildly beautiful Brazil. Readers will lose themselves in this delicately wrought, heartbreaking tale."--Publishers Weekly