When the Lights Go Out

Paperback edition released 04/11/2021

by Carys Bray

When the Lights Go Out Synopsis

The new novel from Carys Bray, author of the Costa-shortlisted A Song for Issy Bradley 'A powerful and truthful story about hope and how to find it' The Times 'A gem of a book' Emily Maitlis Emma's husband Chris is fretting about starvation and societal collapse. He's turned off the heating and is stockpiling off-label medicines and tins of baked beans. Chris, certain that society will soon spiral to its doom, finds Emma's optimism exasperating. Emma finds Chris's obsession with disaster relentless. She's beginning to wonder whether relationships, like mortgages, should be conducted in five-year increments. But when Chris's mother turns up for a visit, the cracks begin to show. Will Emma and Chris be able to find their way back to each other?

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781786091093
Publication date: 4th November 2021
Author: Carys Bray
Publisher: Windmill Books an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 352 pages
Primary Genre Family Drama

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About Carys Bray

Carys Bray was awarded the Scott Prize for her debut short-story collection, Sweet Home. Her first novel, A Song for Issy Bradley, was chosen for Radio 4's Book at Bedtime and was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and winner of the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2015. She lives in Southport with her husband and four children.

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