• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
The Kept (Hardback)
  • The Kept (Hardback)
zoom

The Kept (Hardback)

(author)
£14.99
Hardback 368 Pages / Published: 13/02/2014
  • Not available

This product is only available to collect in store.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Check Marketplace availability

"Scott is a master of mood". (New York Times Book Review). How far would you go for your family, for love, for revenge? In the winter of 1897, a trio of killers descends upon an isolated farm in upstate New York. Elspeth Howell returns home to find her family brutally murdered. The only survivor is her twelve-year-old son who witnessed it all. Wounded, frightened and with retribution in their hearts, mother and son set out into the frozen wilderness to track down the red-scarfed men who killed their loved ones in cold blood. Their journey leads them to a rough-hewn settlement on the edge of ice-filled Lake Erie, a merciless place where violence abounds. Here, forced into a brutal adulthood, Caleb begins to discover truths about his mother he could never have anticipated and Elspeth must finally confront the terrible urges that envelop her. All the while, the memory of Caleb's brothers and sisters presses him onwards. Big skies, deep snow, open wounds: The Kept delves deep into what it means to be a mother - and to be a son. It asks us how far we would go for our family, for love and, ultimately, for revenge?

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780091944506
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 502 g
Dimensions: 221 x 138 x 32 mm

You may also be interested in...

How to Stop Time
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Midwinter Break
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Travelling Cat Chronicles
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Zanzibar Wife
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
Insidious Intent
Added to basket
£7.99   £3.99
Paperback
Defectors
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Then She Was Gone
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
Reservoir 13
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Power
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Added to basket
Call Me By Your Name
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Lincoln in the Bardo
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
A Gentleman in Moscow
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Faking Friends
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
A Secret Garden
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Seagull
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.