Cold Boy’s Wood

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Did you hear? Big landslip over by Ercol. Last night.

The road into Gully’s closed off. They found a body. Got police tape.

All that stuff. They only do that for murder, don’t they? Murder!A body has been uncovered in a mudslide just outside the village of Andwiston. In the pub they talk of murder, but Dan – sometime mechanic, constant drunk – is finding it hard to sift through his jumbled memories.

Watching him from the dark is Lorna, a lost soul living in the woods, haunted by ghosts and a vision from her childhood: a cold boy standing alone in Gallinger’s field.

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Fusing the ghost story with sharp, psychological insight, this is a brilliant and timely novel about loneliness, buried secrets and the havoc they play on the mind from Booker-shortlisted author Carol Birch.

Did you hear? Big landslip over by Ercol. Last night.

The road into Gully’s closed off. They found a body. Got police tape.

All that stuff. They only do that for murder, don’t they? Murder!A body has been uncovered in a mudslide just outside the village of Andwiston. In the pub they talk of murder, but Dan – sometime mechanic, constant drunk – is finding it hard to sift through his jumbled memories.

Watching him from the dark is Lorna, a lost soul living in the woods, haunted by ghosts and a vision from her childhood: a cold boy standing alone in Gallinger’s field.

Praise for Carol Birch:’A naturally literary writer who can, with a simple image, evoke the deepest emotion’ GUARDIAN’Her prose has an irresistible vigour … her words sing on the page’ FINANCIAL TIMES

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
ISBN

9781838939410

Author

Birch, Carol

Publisher

Apollo

Binding

Hardback

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