On Joanna Hogg

‘A middle-class family enter a restaurant on Tresco, one of three islands that make up the Isles of Scilly off the coast of Cornwall. The place is empty, except for them, so they begin to decide where they should sit. One table is too dimly lit, another facing the wrong way. It would be nice to look out the window that stretches along the length of the restaurant, but the weather is hinting that it might turn. They sit down at one table, arranging who should sit where, only to get up again a minute or so later and move to a different table. This is an action sequence in the world of Joanna Hogg.’


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