Picture Palace by Paul Theroux

The novel follows the life of Maude Coffin Pratt, a celebrated photographer who has traveled the world capturing images of extraordinary events and people. Now in her seventies, she is attempting to organize a retrospective exhibition of her work. As she sifts through her extensive collection of photos, she finds herself reliving her past, particularly her tumultuous relationship with her younger brother, an affair that shaped her life and continues to haunt her. The narrative explores themes of love, obsession, and the power of photography to capture and preserve moments in time.

The 9931st greatest book of all time


Published
1978
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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