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The Masterpiece - Enquist, Anna
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Enquist's impassioned novel revolves around the artist Johan Steenkamer, the women who are drawn to him, and his troubled family relationships: an absent father, a manipulative mother and an emotionally crippled brother. The three days leading up to the opening of his grand exhibition are depicted with a dramatic sense of light and shade; Enquist describes making jam and making love with equally vivid intensity. Present events are shadowed by the past, and the section describing the loss of Steenkamer's daughter is an ...

The Masterpiece 2003, Toby Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781902881218

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The Masterpiece 2001, Toby Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781902881058