The Mercies

The Mercies

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Beschreibung

'The Mercies took my breath away' Tracy Chevalier
'Sweeps us to a place that dazzles and reeks and chills to the bone, where the hearts of women roar louder than storms . . . An outstanding talent' Samantha Shannon
'Absolutely stunning' Louise O'Neill
'Mesmerising, heartwrenching' AJ Pearce
'I raged, I laughed, I cried. I urge you to read this novel' Elizabeth Macneal

Kiran Millwood Hargrave is an award-winning poet, playwright, and novelist. Her bestselling works for children include
The Girl of Ink & Stars, and have won numerous awards including the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year, and the Blackwell’s Children’s Book of the Year, and been shortlisted for prizes such as the Costa Children’s Book Award and the Blue Peter Best Story Award.
The Mercies is is her first novel for adults. Kiran lives by the river in Oxford, with her husband, artist Tom de Freston, and their rescue cat, Luna.

Details

Einband

Gebundene Ausgabe

Altersempfehlung

ab 18 Jahr(e)

Erscheinungsdatum

06.02.2020

Verlag

Macmillan

Seitenzahl

352

Beschreibung

Details

Einband

Gebundene Ausgabe

Altersempfehlung

ab 18 Jahr(e)

Erscheinungsdatum

06.02.2020

Verlag

Macmillan

Seitenzahl

352

Maße (L/B/H)

22,4/14,6/3,5 cm

Gewicht

459 g

Sprache

Englisch

ISBN

978-1-5290-0510-3

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You Will Never Be the Same

Bewertung am 09.07.2020

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The Mercies is Kiran Millwood Hargraves' first novel for adults. Her experience as a children's writer shines through this thoughtful narrative in the form of lyrical, poignant language, a plot that accelerates towards its inevitable conclusion, and concise, empathetic insight into characters struggling against a hostile environment. On the coast of Norway, in the village of Vardo, a storm wipes out all the men. Left to their own devices, the women band together in a struggle for survival. Maren, who loses her father and brother in the storm, is threatened by grief like nothing before, but when a new commisioner on a mission to save the women of Vardo from witch craft arrives with his beautiful new wife, everything changes. This book is beautiful and harrowing, at times uncomfortable to read, but very worth the emotional investment. A wonderful novel - buy it, read it, and hold your loved ones close.

You Will Never Be the Same

Bewertung am 09.07.2020
Bewertet: Buch (Taschenbuch)

The Mercies is Kiran Millwood Hargraves' first novel for adults. Her experience as a children's writer shines through this thoughtful narrative in the form of lyrical, poignant language, a plot that accelerates towards its inevitable conclusion, and concise, empathetic insight into characters struggling against a hostile environment. On the coast of Norway, in the village of Vardo, a storm wipes out all the men. Left to their own devices, the women band together in a struggle for survival. Maren, who loses her father and brother in the storm, is threatened by grief like nothing before, but when a new commisioner on a mission to save the women of Vardo from witch craft arrives with his beautiful new wife, everything changes. This book is beautiful and harrowing, at times uncomfortable to read, but very worth the emotional investment. A wonderful novel - buy it, read it, and hold your loved ones close.

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