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Goldsboro Books

978-1035402656

Small Hours

Small Hours

by Bobby Palmer

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'Powerful' JOANNA GLEN
'Beautiful'
KATE SAWYER
'A triumph'
JENNIE GODFREY

The eagerly awaited new novel from Bobby Palmer, author of the critically acclaimed debut
Isaac and the Egg.

If you stood before sunrise in this wild old place, looking through the trees into the garden, here's what you'd see:

A father and son, a fox standing between them.

Jack, home for the first time in years, still determined to be the opposite of his father.

Gerry, who would rather talk to animals than the angry man back under his roof.

Everything that follows is because of the fox, and because Jack's mother is missing. It spans generations of big dreams and lost time, unexpected connections and things falling apart, great wide worlds and the moments that define us.

If you met them in the small hours, you'd begin to piece together their story.

PRAISE FOR ISAAC AND THE EGG

'A tender story of love, grief and the transformative power of friendship'
Guardian

'Truly one of the most beautiful stories you will ever read'
Joanna Cannon

'Will linger longer after the final page'
Independent

'Unique, tender and funny'
Pandora Sykes

'A future classic'
Clare Mackintosh

'Like nothing I've ever read before'
Stylist

'An arresting debut novel about grief in the most wonderfully oblique way'
Reverend Richard Coles

'Just magic'
Kate Sawyer

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About the Author

Bobby Palmer

Bobby Palmer is a freelance journalist who has written extensively for household titles such as Time Out, GQ, Esquire, Men’s Health and Cosmopolitan.

His debut novel, Isaac and the Egg, was published in the UK as a major launch title by Headline on 18 August. German, Dutch, Czech and Russian foreign language rights have also been sold.

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