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Light Perpetual

Light Perpetual

by Francis Spufford

Publisher Faber & Faber

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About the book

'Dazzling.' The Times

'Exceptional.' Guardian

'Brilliant.' Observer

'Extraordinary.' Financial Times

Winner of the Encore Award 2022.

Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2021.

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.

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About the Author

Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford FRSL (born 1964) is an English author and teacher of writing whose career has seen him shift gradually from non-fiction to fiction. His first novel Golden Hill received critical acclaim and numerous prizes including the Costa Book Award for a first novel, the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Ondaatje Prize. In 2007 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Fine copy, minor yellowing to the page block.

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