The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder (Paperback)Sarah J. Harris (author)
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How do you solve a mystery when you can't understand the clues?
There are three things you need to know about Jasper.
1. He sees the world completely differently.
2. He can't recognise faces - not even his own.
3. He is the only witness to the murder of his neighbour, Bee Larkham.
But uncovering the truth about that night will change his world forever...
An extraordinary and compelling debut which will make you see the world in a way you've never seen it before.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 310 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
'Blisteringly real, utterly enthralling ... a story that will make you look at the world anew.' - Stylist Magazine
'A rich tapestry... distinctive and compelling.' - The Observer
'A highly original whodunnit.' - Mail on Sunday
'A vividly imagined mystery.' - Sunday Express
'Astonishingly good, 5 stars.' - The Sun
'A beautiful, original novel, at once funny and tragic and brave.' - Sarah Pinborough
'Intriguing, original and memorable - I couldn't put it down!' - Libby Page, The Lido
'With its vivid descriptions and one-of-a-kind narrator, this beautiful and quietly dark novel is a real gem.' - Heat
'Gorgeously descriptive... dark and deeply original.' - Bella
'Endearing and intriguing.' - PA
'Fizzing with wonderful quirkiness, completely original, and total believable, nuanced characters - a unique gem of a novel.' - Katy Regan, Little Big Man
'Set to be this season's page-turner.' - Elle
'An unusual and insightful read.' - BBC
'A great protagonist... A must-read book for 2018.' - Stylist
'Highly original, fantastically written.' - The Sun
'Hotly anticipated debuts of 2018.' - Red
'One to look out for.' - The Observer
'Taps into a trend for novels depicting isolation.' - The Sunday Times
'This vivid story stayed with me long after I turned the last page.Sarah J. Harris is a strong new voice in British fiction.' - C.J. Daugherty, The Echo Killing
'I found myself not just drawn but expertly daubed in to Jasper's world, with its splattered sense of morals and innocence.' - James Hannah, The A-Z of You and Me
'Jasper - whose world is both more colourful and more frightening than ours - is a character who will stay with me for some time. Harris has written a literary page turner that utterly captivated me. A stunning debut.' - Cass Green, In a Cottage in a Wood
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