Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009.
The lives of four individuals — a dying painter, a blind girl, a landscape artist, and an art curator — intertwine across nearly five decades in this luminous and searching novel of extraordinary power. With How to Paint a Dead Man, Sarah Hall, "one of the most significant and exciting of Britain's young novelists" (The Guardian), delivers "a maddeningly enticing read... an amazing feat of literary engineering" (The Independent on Sunday).
Sarah Hall (born 1974) is an English novelist and poet. Her critically-acclaimed second novel, The Electric Michelangelo, was nominated for the 2004 Man Booker Prize and achieved considerable international commercial success. She currently lives in Cumbria, in north-western England.
Sarah Hall. Wikipedia.