Territory of Light (Paperback)Yuko Tsushima (author)
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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 145 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 9 mm
Wonderfully poetic ... extraordinary freshness ... a Virginia Woolf quality -- Margaret Drabble * BBC Radio 3 *
Spiky, atmospheric and intimate, filled with moments of strangeness that linger in the mind * The Spectator *
In this short, powerful novel lurk the joy and guilt of single parents everywhere * Guardian *
This exquisite and poignant novel . . . will resonate with single mothers always and everywhere -- Shami Chakrabarti
An extraordinary book . . . cool analytic intelligence propelled by sudden eruptions of passion -- Lisa Appignanesi
An astonishing and exquisite masterpiece about love, motherhood, female independence, and the restoration of a damaged family. Yuko Tsushima is an unforgettable name alongside great masters like Virginia Woolf, Alice Munro and Elizabeth Strout -- J. M. Lee, author of The Investigation
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