A Double Spring: A Year of Tragedy, Grief and Love

Author(s): Juliet Darling

Australian

Juliet Darling's memoir of the daily events surrounding the murder of her late partner, art curator Nick Waterlow, by his son Antony is a moving story of a deeply personal formative experience. It is a passionate and urgent look at the ordinariness of evil, the intractability of fate, and the interconnectedness of art and life. Ultimately it is a story about the power of love, and how love can be sustained through grief. It is also a book about what it was like to live in the shadow of an impending death, a death that seemed to be foretold. It is about a grief that began long before death. For all involved, it seemed they were powerless to do anything to change the sinister course of events. The story unfolds with utmost simplicity; stripped of any falsehood; refrained from comment as far as possible; it focuses on the everyday occurrences, the small banal events, which matter the most, and which form the greatest part of this tale of almost unbearable suffering. A Double Spring is about powerlessness and grief, families and friendship, fear and trust, and anger and love.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781743315057
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : May 2013
  • : 208mm X 138mm
  • : Australia
  • : April 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 306.80
  • : 224
  • : Juliet Darling
  • : Paperback