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Karin Altenberg - Author


Karin Altenberg was born in Sweden and moved to Britain to study in 1996. She holds a PhD in Archaeology. Her first, bestselling novel, Island of Wings, was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book Award and the Scottish Book of the Year Award and was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Karin Altenberg

Breaking Light by Karin Altenberg
Breaking Light
Karin Altenberg
A sad, bittersweet tale written out of sequence that slowly reveals an idyllic childhood shattered by the callous deeds of kids. Years of rebuilding, searching, guilt and pain are slowly eroded and Gabriel Askew is eventually able to take up...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2015
Breaking Light by Karin Altenberg
Breaking Light
Karin Altenberg
A sad, bittersweet tale written out of sequence that slowly reveals an idyllic childhood shattered by the callous deeds of kids. Years of rebuilding, searching, guilt and pain are slowly eroded and Gabriel Askew is eventually able to take up...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014

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