A theatre for dreamers / Polly Samson.

By: Samson, Polly [author.]
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Circus, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 348 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781526600554; 9781526600561Subject(s): Artists -- Fiction | Communities -- Fiction | Hydra (Greece) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction | Women poets -- Fiction | Authors -- Fiction | Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- Fiction | Genius -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Hydra (Greece) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction | Hydra Island (Greece) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. DDC classification: 823.92
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1960: The world is dancing on the edge of revolution, and nowhere more so than on the Greek island of Hydra, where a circle of poets, painters and musicians live tangled lives, ruled by the writers Charmian Clift and George Johnston, troubled king and queen of bohemia. Forming within this circle is a triangle -- its points the magnetic, destructive writer Axel Jensen, his dazzling wife Marianne Ihlen, and a young Canadian poet named Leonard Cohen. Into their midst arrives teenage Erica, with little more than a bundle of blank notebooks and her grief for her mother. Settling on the periphery of this circle, she watches, entranced and disquieted, as a paradise unravels.

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