The Witness TreeeBook - 2011
"A troubled, brilliant artist's story, told in the voice of a magnificent tree that becomes his inspiration and guardian. This fascinating tale relates the passions and sacrifices that make up an artist's life. A boy's self-developed talent grows into an artistic genius with a very special connection to nature. But touching nature so deeply leads to intensity of feeling and vision that unsettles his life. His twin brother becomes his manager and an anchor of stability in the human world Failed relationships mar artistic success. All this is witnessed by the tree, which narrates the story with an understanding that is beyond human yet linked deeply to the artist's vision. This exceptional novel tells a compelling story of personal growth, while also exploring the connections between creativity, love, madness, beauty and man's relation to nature, Its unusual narrator tells a gripping story while at the same time giving us a new perspective on the place of humans in a larger natural reality."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Seattle, Washington, US: Booktrope, 2011
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (214 pages)