By Jane Urquhart
In Rochester, ny, a seventy-five-year-old artist, Austin Fraser, is making a new sequence of work recalling the main points of his lifestyles and of the lives of these people who have affected him--his strange mom, a tender Canadian soldier and china painter, a primary international struggle nurse, the well known American painter Rockwell Kent, and Sara, a waitress from the wasteland mining payment of Silver Islet, Ontario, who turned Austin's version and mistress. Spanning greater than seven many years, from the flip of the century to the mid-seventies, The Underpainter--in variety, within the sheer energy of its prose, and in its fantastic depiction of panorama and the geography of imagination--is Jane Urquhart's such a lot complete novel up to now, with probably the most robust climaxes in modern fiction.
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