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Kathryn Born

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The Blue Kind
by Kathryn Born

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As an art journalist and entrepreneur, what inspired you to write this novel?
I started writing the first version of the novel in 1992, when I was around twenty. Although it wasn’t publishable, the book and its characters haunted me over a number of years. In 2007 I re-visited it. Having become a professional writer and editor I decided it needed... Read more of this blog post »
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The Blue Kind
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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The Essential New Art Examiner
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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