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The Furrows

The Furrows by Namwali Serpell

Author:  Namwali Serpell

£9.99

Availability: 1 in stock (can be backordered)

Format:Paperback

Page Count:288

Date Published:31 Aug 2023

ISBN:9781529115550

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Synopsis

A powerful new novel about grief and mourning from the acclaimed and prize-winning author of The Old Drift.

I don’t want to tell you what happened. I want to tell you how it felt. Cassandra is twelve; her little brother Wayne is seven.

One day, when they’re alone together, there’s an accident and Wayne is lost forever. Though his body is never recovered, their mother can’t stop searching. As Cassandra grows older, she sees her brother everywhere: in cafes, aeroplane aisles, subway cars.

But it can’t be, of course. Or can it? And then one day, there’s another accident, and she meets a man both mysterious and familiar, a man who shares her brother’s name and who is also searching for someone… ‘In Namwali Serpell’s hands, grief is a kind of possession.

The Furrows is a piercing, sharply written novel about the conjuring power of loss’ – RAVEN LEILANI, author of Luster.

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