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Devoured

by Anna Mackmin

Historical Fiction Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

Devoured Synopsis

Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2019

1973. Swallow's Farmhouse in deep, rural Norfolk is home to Your People, a commune of free-thinkers and poets seeking a better way. But beneath the veneer of a nurturing, alternative lifestyle, an atmosphere of jealousy and threat is pushing utopia towards the brink of its inevitable collapse. Raising herself amidst the chaos is a twelve-year-old survivor, desperately preoccupied with her transition into womanhood. With her mute sister, beloved dog and the re-defining force of her emerging appetites, she marches resolutely towards her future, venturing - with hilarious and horrifying results - through the minefield of an adult world built on hypocrisy and misplaced ideals.

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ISBN: 9780992946067
Publication date: 07/06/2018
Publisher: Propolis
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780992946067
Publication date: 7th June 2018
Author: Anna Mackmin
Publisher: Propolis
Format: Paperback
Genres: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

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