'In the bedroom, she pauses, catching sight of herself in the wardrobe mirror. She touches her reflection with her fingertips. Is that you? There is something about her that is no longer whole.'
Alice, Nell’s mother, is an artist and Nell is often Alice’s subject. When Nell is seventeen she moves to Brighton where she meets Scott whose violent rages engulf her until she discovers her own strength.
The Tiny Gestures of Small Flowers is story of love and darkness, a violent journey of self-discovery for a young girl who never loses her sense of irony and her powers of observation.
Publisher: Everything with Words