The Brilliant and Forever (Paperback)Kevin MacNeil (author)
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On an island like no other, the annual Brilliant & Forever festival is a much anticipated event; its participants a story away from either glory or infamy.
This year, three best friends - two human, one alpaca - are chosen to compete, so victory is not only about reward.The glitterati descends, the festival begins: thirteen performers, each have their own story to tell. Who will be chosen by the judges? Who will be chosen by the people?
This is a novel like no other; a whip-cracking, energetic, laugh-out-loud satire on what we value in culture, and in our lives. And yet, written with exquisite warmth and empathy, The Brilliant & Forever is also a moving exploration of integrity, friendship and belonging. It'll split your sides and break your heart.
Publisher: Birlinn General
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
`It is a joy to read such an engaging, luminous novel' - The Guardian-- The Guardian
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