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Bleaker House

Chasing My Novel to the End of the World

by Nell Stevens

Hardcover, 244 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $25.95 |

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Bleaker House is a story of creative struggle that captures the self-torture of the writing life. Twenty-seven-year-old Nell Stevens was determined to write a novel, but somehow life kept getting in the way. Then came a game-changing opportunity: she won a fellowship that let her spend three months, all expenses paid, anywhere in the world to research and write a book. Would she choose a glittering metropolis, a romantic village, an exotic paradise? Um, no. Nell chose Bleaker Island, a snowy, windswept pile of rock in the Falklands.