ATTEND PA – West Camel

£8.99

Paperback

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SHORTLISTED for The Polari First Book Prize LONGLISTED for the Guardians Not the Booker Prize A beautifully written, darkly funny, mesmerisingly emotive and deliciously told debut novel with echoes of Armistead Maupin… From its opening gambit to its final line, Attend demands and rewards attention Foreword Reviews With its blend of dark, gritty themes and gorgeous imagery, this is a book to make you believe theres still magic in the world Heat Magazine Ive fallen in love with this absolutely glorious, spell-binding tale LoveReading As the threads of their lives unravel … they find magic under their feet… When Sam falls in love with South London thug Derek, and Annes best friend Kathleen takes her own life, they discover they are linked not just by a world of drugs and revenge; they also share the friendship of the uncanny and enigmatic Deborah. Seamstress, sailor, story-teller and self-proclaimed centenarian immortal, Deborah slowly reveals to Anne and Sam her improbable, fantastical life, the mysterious world that lies beneath their feet and, ultimately, the solution to their crises. With echoes of Armistead Maupin and a hint of magic realism, Attend is a beautifully written, darkly funny, mesmerisingly emotive and deliciously told debut novel, rich in finely wrought characters that you will never forget.

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Published Status

Published

Date Published

13/12/2018