Elmet (Kobo eBook)

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**SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

"*Elmet* is a quiet explosion of a book, exquisite and unforgettable."** —***The Economist***

"Mozley is the breakout star of this year's Man Booker Prize longlist. And with good reason: Elmet, with its rugged landscape, violence and high emotion, recalls Wuthering Heights written with a wholly new voice.**This debut is the start of something big." —*Stylist***

In this atmospheric and profoundly moving debut, Cathy and Daniel live with their father, John, in the remote woods of Yorkshire, in a house the three of them built themselves. John is a gentle brute of a man, a former enforcer who fights for money when he has to, but who otherwise just wants to be left alone to raise his children. When a local landowner shows up on their doorstep, their precarious existence is threatened, and a series of actions is set in motion that can only end in violence. Steeped in the natural world of northern England, this is a lyrical commentary on the bonds of siblings and fatherhood, and on the meaning of community in the modern world. Elmet marks the launch of a major new voice in literary fiction.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781616208448
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Publication Date: December 4th, 2017
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