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Deloume Road By Matthew Hooton

Deloume Road
by Matthew Hooton

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In the small rural community of Deloume Road, the inhabitants have their secrets, and their anxieties. So many of them seem alien to one another - a pregnant Korean widowed by a faraway war; a lonely Ukrainian immigrant butcher; and a Native American artist. But even here, there are fragile bonds and affinities which hold people together.
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Deloume Road by Matthew Hooton

This is the end of the road, but if you turn around, it's the beginning ...Everything is connected, somehow. In the small rural community of Deloume Road, deep in the remote beauty of Vancouver Island, the inhabitants have their individual secrets, their unique anxieties. So many of them seem alien to one another - a pregnant Korean widowed by a faraway war; a lonely Ukrainian immigrant butcher; a Native American artist. But even here, there are fragile bonds and affinities which hold people together. There are also more sinister connections. In the intense August heat, the local kids, Matthew, Andy and Josh, spend their time on bicycles, exploring the woods and secret places, ignoring the ghostly boy Miles Ford, who's almost invisible anyway. Soon, though, a chance discovery sets off a terrible sequence of events, forever entwining these young lives with that of Gerard Deloume, the town's long-dead founder. A magical, haunting novel, Deloume Road is a journey into a community whose stories you will never forget.

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About Matthew Hooton


Matthew Hooton grew up on Vancouver Island, before moving to England and completing an MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, winning the inaugural Greene & Heaton Prize for the Best Novel with Deloume Road. Having worked as an editor in several cities in South Korea, he now lives in Victoria, Canada.

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GOR001837364
Deloume Road by Matthew Hooton
Matthew Hooton
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
2010-05-06
320
0224087657
9780224087650
N/A
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