Kept in the Dark

This illustration by Geoff Taylor, was originally used on Kept in the Dark, written by Nina Bawden,

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Kept in the Dark


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Kept in the Dark - art by Geoff Taylor
Kept in the Dark 1982 - art by Geoff Taylor


In this painting by Geoff Taylor two scenes are morphed or blended together. A young boy in terror reaches out for a revolver he finds in a drawer. The other scene at twilight a large house with a tall chimney and ivy growing in the foreground, in the background trees and shrubs.

Synopsis for Original Title

Kept in the Dark. One of a series of fiction for schools, this is an emotional thriller about what happens to three children staying with their grandparents when their mysterious and frightening cousin David arrives.




Gouache on Artboard

Size approx.3
15x24 inches or 38x60 cm
Original (£500)

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