A Richer Dust (2008) Based loosely on D.H. Lawrence's 1924 pilgrimage to Taos, N.M., where he hoped to create an artists' utopia, Amy Boaz's diamond-cut debut, A Richer Dust… 2008-03-01 Fiction History Permanent Press
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A Richer Dust (2008)

A Richer Dust | A DOLL'S HOUSE A Richer Dust , Amy Boaz's debut novel, deftly follows a shy painter through three stages of her life's journey
A DOLL'S HOUSE A Richer Dust, Amy Boaz's debut novel, deftly follows a shy painter through three stages of her life's journey

Details Release Date: Mar 01, 2008; Writer: Amy Boaz; Genres: Fiction, History; Publisher: Permanent Press

Based loosely on D.H. Lawrence's 1924 pilgrimage to Taos, N.M., where he hoped to create an artists' utopia, Amy Boaz's diamond-cut debut, A Richer Dust, follows Doll, a shy, near-deaf painter who accompanies brooding philosopher Abe Bronstone and his querulous German wife, Vera, from London to Taos. Boaz moves with brisk authority between three time periods: Doll's aristocratic upbringing in pre-WWI London, her ill-fated, impulsive voyage with Abe and Vera, and her spirited dotage, where she finds love with an eccentric younger man. A superb stylist, Boaz ferrets out the sometimes sinister nature of good intentions. A

Originally posted Mar 07, 2008 Published in issue #982 Mar 14, 2008 Order article reprints