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Light Perpetual By Francis Spufford

Light Perpetual by Francis Spufford

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The Woolworths has a new delivery of aluminum saucepans, and a crowd has gathered to see the first new metal in a long time. Everything else has been melted down for the war effort. An instant later, the crowd is gone.

Light Perpetual Summary

Light Perpetual: from the author of Costa Award-winning Golden Hill by Francis Spufford

'Dazzling.' The Times 'Exceptional.' Guardian 'Brilliant.' Observer 'Extraordinary.' Financial Times November 1944. A German rocket strikes London, and five young lives are atomised in an instant. November 1944. That rocket never lands. A single second in time is altered, and five young lives go on - to experience all the unimaginable changes of the twentieth century. Because maybe there are always other futures. Other chances. From the best-selling, prize-winning author of Golden Hill, Light Perpetual is a story of the everyday, the miraculous and the everlasting. Ingenious and profound, full of warmth and beauty, it is a sweeping and intimate celebration of the gift of life.

About Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford is the author of five highly-praised works of non-fiction, most frequently described by reviewers as either 'bizarre' or 'brilliant', and usually as both. His debut novel Golden Hill won the Costa First Novel Award, the RSL Ondaatje Prize, the Desmond Elliott Prize, and was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, the Rathbones Folio Prize, the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award and the British Book Awards Debut Novel of the Year. In 2007 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He teaches writing at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and lives near Cambridge.

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NGR9780571336487
9780571336487
0571336485
Light Perpetual: from the author of Costa Award-winning Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
New
Hardback
Faber & Faber
2021-02-04
336
N/A
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