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by Bonnie Nadzam

Debut Books of the Month eBooks of the Month Family Drama

Lamb Synopsis

Tommie is eleven. David Lamb is fifty-four. There's nothing wrong with that, is there?

Lamb Press Reviews

'A devastatingly convincing portrait of abuse ... Add in pitch-perfect dialogue and this utterly assured, high stakes, high-wire act of a novel is proof that Nadzam is a very special talent indeed.' Daily Mail


'This daring, disturbing first novel imagines the friendship of a child and an older man. [and] flirts with the possibility that such relationships might not always have dire consequences . This is a fiction of striking distinction.' Independent


'Nadzam reveals Lamb: a damaged, destructive man . a haunting creation, to be both pitied and despised.' Sunday Telegraph


'This is a brilliantly unsettling read that casts a dark, manipulative spell - particularly against the gorgeously described backdrop of the American West.' Marie Claire


'Bonnie Nadzam manages to write gorgeous prose about people and skies and mountains while still creating tension and suspense on the level of a thriller ... Lamb is a remarkable debut by a writer to watch. I will be thinking about these characters for a long time. -- Aimee Bender, Author Of The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake

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ISBN: 9780099558927
Publication date: 04/07/2013
Publisher: Windmill Books an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099558927
Publication date: 4th July 2013
Author: Bonnie Nadzam
Publisher: Windmill Books an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites, Family Drama,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Bonnie Nadzam

Bonnie Nadzam was born in Cleveland, went to school in Chicago and has moved continually westward since then. She studied English literature and environmental studies at Carleton College and earned an MA and PhD from the University of Southern California. Her short fiction and poetry have been published in a wide range of literary publications and she taught creative writing at Colorado College. She is married to her childhood sweetheart and lives with him in the Rocky Mountains.

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