In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. This extraordinary debut, full of unexpected humour and emotional truth, marks the arrival of a thrilling and significant new talent.
A SUNDAY TIMES TOP 100 NOVEL OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Winner of the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize and shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Goldsmiths Prize. In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, healer, babysitter. This sentimental bird is drawn to the grieving family and threatens to stay until they no longer need him. This extraordinary debut, full of unexpected humour and emotional truth, marks the arrival of a thrilling and significant new talent.
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Max Porter works in publishing. He lives in South London with his wife and children. Grief is the Thing with Feathers is his first book.
Grief Is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
Used - Very Good
Faber & Faber
Winner of Dylan Thomas Prize 2016 Winner of Books Are My Bag Readers Awards: Fiction 2016 Winner of Sunday Times/Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award 2016 Short-listed for British Book Industry Awards Debut Fiction Book of the Year 2016
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