Light Perpetual (Hardback)Francis Spufford (author)
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From the author of Golden Hill comes a tender, endlessly inventive novel that resurrects five children killed in a wartime bomb-blast and asks what kind of a future these working-class youths would have had.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 542 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 24 mm
'Dazzling.' The Times 'Exceptional.' - The Guardian
'Brilliant.' - The Observer
'Extraordinary.' - Financial Times
'Francis Spufford has one of the most original minds in contemporary literature.' - Nick Hornby
'[Spufford's] writing crackles with energy and glee.' - Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
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