Book
English

The temporary

Rachel Cusk (author)
Title
The temporary
Author
Rachel Cusk 1967-
Language
English
Publisher
London: Picador, 1996 | Other editions
246 p.
ISBN
0-330-33887-0

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About Rachel Cusk

Rachel Cusk (born 8 February 1967) is a Canadian novelist and writer who lives and works in England.

Childhood and education

Cusk was born in Saskatoon to British parents in 1967 and spent much of her early childhood in Los Angeles. She moved to the United Kingdom in 1974. She comes from a wealthy Catholic family, and was educated at St Mary's Convent in Cambridge. She read English at New College, Oxford.

Career

Cusk has written eleven novels and four works of non-fiction.

She published her first novel, Saving Agnes, at the age of twenty-six, in 1993 and it won the Whitbread first novel prize. Its themes of femininity and social satire remained central to her work over the next decade. In responding to the formal problems of the novel representing female experience, she began to work in non-fiction. She has published two autobiog…Read more on Wikipedia