LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Ducks, Newburyport

by Lucy Ellmann

Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

Ducks, Newburyport Synopsis

Latticing one cherry pie after another, an Ohio housewife tries to bridge the gaps between reality and the torrent of meaningless info that is the United States of America. She worries about her children, her dead parents, African elephants, the bedroom rituals of 'happy couples', Weapons of Mass Destruction, and how to hatch an abandoned wood pigeon egg. Is there some trick to surviving survivalists? School shootings? Medical debts? Franks 'n' beans? A scorching indictment of America's barbarity, past and present, and a lament for the way we are sleepwalking into environmental disaster, Ducks, Newburyport is a heresy, a wonder - and a revolution in the novel.

Win a copy of Island on the Edge of the World by Deborah Rodriguez

Win a copy of Island on the Edge of the World by Deborah Rodriguez

Closing date: 19/04/2020

"This heartrending Haiti-set novel explores reconciliation and renewal through the lives of four unforgettable women." Joanne Owen, Expert Reviewer Island on the Edge of the World by Deborah Rodriguez is available now and to celebrate we have copies of the book to give away! This draw is open only for UK residents currently in the UK and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once. The draw closes on 19th April 2020. The winners will be notified as soon as possible.

Enter Now

If you loved this, you might like these...

Sharks in the Time of Saviours
A Patchwork Family
Silver Sparrow
Girl, Woman, Other

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781910296967
Publication date: 04/07/2019
Publisher: Galley Beggar Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910296967
Publication date: 4th July 2019
Author: Lucy Ellmann
Publisher: Galley Beggar Press
Format: Paperback
Genres: Literary Fiction,
Categories:

About Lucy Ellmann

Born in Illinois, Lucy Ellmann was dragged to England as a teenager. Her first novel, Sweet Desserts, won the Guardian Fiction Prize. It was followed by Varying Degrees of Hopelessness, Man or Mango? A Lament, Dot in the Universe and Doctors & Nurses. She now lives in Edinburgh.

More About Lucy Ellmann

More Books By Lucy Ellmann

Cover for Mimi by Lucy Ellmann
View All Books By Lucy Ellmann

Share this book