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The strays: a novel

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On her first day at a new school, Lily befriends one of the daughters of infamous avant-garde painter Evan Trentham. He and his wife are trying to escape the stifling conservatism of 1930s Australia by inviting other like-minded artists to live and work at their family home. Lily becomes infatuated with this wild, makeshift family and longs to truly be part of it. As the years pass, Lily observes the way the lives of these artists come to reflect the same themes as their art: Faustian bargains and spectacular falls from grace. Yet it's not Evan, but his daughters, who pay the price for his radicalism. An engrossing story of ambitions, sacrifice, and compromised loyalties. --
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subject_facetAmbition -- Fiction
Australia, -- setting
Children of artists -- Fiction
Communal living -- Australia -- Fiction
Dysfunctional families -- Fiction
title_displayThe strays : a novel
title_fullThe Strays A Novel
The strays : a novel / Emily Bitto
title_shortThe strays
title_suba novel
topic_facetAmbition
Children of artists
Communal living
Dysfunctional families
Fiction
Literature