A Cupboard Full of Coats

by Yvvette Edwards

Family Drama Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

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Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011.

Narrated with a distinct and fiery spice, Jinx and Lemon must find their own paths to redemption in this stunning debut novel in which over the course of one weekend they strip away the layers of the past to lay bare a story full of jealousy and tragic betrayal.

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It's been fourteen years since Jinx's mother was brutally stabbed to death in their home in East London. Fourteen years for Jinx to become accustomed to the huge weight of guilt and anger that has destroyed her life. Fourteen years to nurture an impossible shame. Out of nowhere, Lemon arrives on her doorstep. An old friend of her mother's, he wants to revisit the events leading to that terrible night, and Jinx sees the opportunity to confess, finally, her hand in the violence.

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ISBN: 9781851687978
Publication date: 28/04/2011
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781851687978
Publication date: 28th April 2011
Author: Yvvette Edwards
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Format: Paperback
Genres: Family Drama, Literary Fiction, Reading Groups,
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About Yvvette Edwards

Yvvette Edwards was brought up in Hackney and is of Montserratian-British origin. She works for the Housing Benefits office and lives with her family in London.  This is her first novel.

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