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By: van Llewyn, Sophie

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Part of the Fairlight Moderns series
1912054302 / 9781912054305
Paperback
813.6
11/07/2018
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England
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18 cm 190 pages
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Longlisted for The Women's Prize for Fiction 2019, The Republic of Consciousness Prize 2019 and The People's Book Prize 2018. 'Enjoyable to read' - Dolly Alderton, The High Low. When Alina's brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest to the secret services, causing both of their careers to come grinding to a halt.

As the strain takes its toll on their marriage, Alina turns to her aunt for help - the wife of a communist leader and a secret practitioner of the old folk ways.

Set in 1970s communist Romania, this novella-in-flash draws upon magic realism to weave a tale of everyday troubles that can't be put down. 'A story to savour, to smile at, to rage against and to weep over.' - Zoe Gilbert, author of 'Folk'

BIC:

FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), FV Historical fiction, FYB Short stories

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