All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld

All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld

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Jake Whyte is the sole resident of an old farmhouse on an unnamed British island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. It's just her, her untamed companion, Dog, and a flock of sheep. Which is how she wanted it to be. But something is coming for the sheep - every few nights it picks one off, leaves it in rags. It could be anything.

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Jake Whyte is the sole resident of an old farmhouse on an unnamed British island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. It's just her, her untamed companion, Dog, and a flock of sheep. Which is how she wanted it to be. But something is coming for the sheep - every few nights it picks one off, leaves it in rags. It could be anything. There are foxes in the woods, a strange boy and a strange man, rumours of an obscure, formidable beast. And there is Jake's unknown past, perhaps breaking into the present, a story hidden thousands of miles away and years ago, in a landscape of different colour and sound, a story held in the scars that stripe her back. It is the winner of the Miles Franklin Award. It is the winner of the Encore Award. It is the winner of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Award. It is shortlisted for the Costa Novel Prize. It is shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. It is longlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction.

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SKU GOR006031505
Title All the Birds, Singing
Author By (author) Evie Wyld
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0099572370
ISBN 13 9780099572374
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Costa Novel Award 2014. Long-listed for Women's Prize for Fiction 2014.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Jake Whyte is the sole resident of an old farmhouse on an unnamed British island, a place of ceaseless rains and battering winds. It's just her, her untamed companion, Dog, and a flock of sheep. Which is how she wanted it to be. But something is coming for the sheep - every few nights it picks one off, leaves it in rags. It could be anything. There are foxes in the woods, a strange boy and a strange man, rumours of an obscure, formidable beast. And there is Jake's unknown past, perhaps breaking into the present, a story hidden thousands of miles away and years ago, in a landscape of different colour and sound, a story held in the scars that stripe her back. It is the winner of the Miles Franklin Award. It is the winner of the Encore Award. It is the winner of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Award. It is shortlisted for the Costa Novel Prize. It is shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. It is longlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006031505
Title All the Birds, Singing
Author By (author) Evie Wyld
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 0099572370
ISBN 13 9780099572374
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Costa Novel Award 2014. Long-listed for Women's Prize for Fiction 2014.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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