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Redder Days

by Sue Rainsford

Redder Days Synopsis

Twins Anna and Adam live in an abandoned commune in a volatile landscape where they prepare for the world-ending event they believe is imminent. Adam keeps watch by day, Anna by night. They meet at dawn and dusk. Their only companion is Koan, the commune's former leader, who still exerts a malignant control over their daily rituals. But when one of the previous inhabitants returns, everything Anna and Adam thought they knew to be true is thrown into question. Dazzling, unsettling and incredibly moving, Redder Days is a stunning exploration of the consequences of corrupted power, the emotional impact of abandonment, and the endurance of humanity in the most desperate of situations.

Redder Days Press Reviews

Impressive . . . Rainsford is a writer to watch * Metro on Follow Me To Ground * Enthralling . . . Lyrical, dark and detailed, the story twists like a root, bent in one way by desire, in another by fate * Daily Mail on Follow Me To Ground * A wildly imaginative exploration of desire, fear and what it means to be a person . . . Beautiful and terrifying * Sunday Times on Follow Me To Ground * Rainsford writes beautifully with a lyrical, earthy prose which is evocative and eviscerating yet mesmerising * Irish Independent on Follow Me To Ground * A tangled, gnarled, wonderfully original, strange, beautiful beast of a book. I will be reading everything Rainsford ever writes -- DAISY JOHNSON * on Follow Me To Ground *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857526786
Publication date: 11th March 2021
Author: Sue Rainsford
Publisher: Doubleday an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Horror & ghost stories, Myth & legend told as fiction,

About Sue Rainsford

SUE RAINSFORD studied History of Art at Trinity College, Dublin, and works as an arts writer. While studying Visual Arts she read Simone de Beauvoir and became fascinated by the poetic, metaphorical language around the female experience. From here emerged the book's hints of magic realism and other unique imagery. Sue Rainsford lives in Dublin. Follow Me to Ground is her first novel and was longlisted for the Desmond Eliot Prize. Her second, Redder Days, is due to be published by Doubleday in 2021.

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