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This Is The Book: The Dust Never Settles

Posted on 5th October 2021 by Mark Skinner

Ghosts of the past haunt a Peruvian home in a magical debut.

Some debut novelists arrive fully formed and as we’ll discover in this episode, Karina Lickorish Quinn is one such novelist; an Anglo-Peruvian writer who has drawn on family memories and the wider history of Peru to create a novel about home, injustice and ghosts that recalls Faulkner’s famous line, ‘The past is never dead. It's not even past.’ Coming from a publisher that has already chalked up multiple Booker Prize wins in recent years you’ll want to know why this year, for them, This Is The Book.

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A breathtaking work of new magic realism, Lickorish Quinn’s debut follows a pregnant woman who returns to Lima to sell her ancestral home, only to find the house inhabited by ghosts that won’t let her be.
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A breathtaking work of new magic realism, Lickorish Quinn’s debut follows a pregnant woman who returns to Lima to sell her ancestral home, only to find the house inhabited by ghosts that won’t let her be.
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