The Mother (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
272
Utgivningsdatum
2017-02-09
Upplaga
Main Market Ed.
Förlag
Pan Books
Dimensioner
243 x 160 x 33 mm
Vikt
624 g
Komponenter
In UK, a category of paperback characterized by page 2 size (normally 198 x 129 mm approx)
ISBN
9781447294542

The Mother

Häftad,  Engelska, 2017-02-09
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Chosen by Bernadine Evaristo as one of her Top 20 Books by Black British Womxn Writers, Yvvette Edwards' second novel, The Mother, tells Marcia's story. Today, Marcia is heading to the Old Bailey. She's going there to do something no mother should ever have to do: to attend the trial of the boy accused of her son's murder. She's not meant to be that woman; Ryan, her son, wasn't that kind of boy. But Tyson Manley is that kind of a boy and, as his trial unfolds, it becomes clear that it's his girlfriend Sweetie who has the answers Marcia so badly needs and who can - perhaps - offer Marcia some kind of hope for the future. But Sweetie is as scared of Tyson as Ryan should have been and, as Marcia's learned the hard way, nothing's certain. Not any more. 'Skillfully plotted and heart-wrenching' - Stylist 'Thrilling, tense and poignant' - Heat
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As emotionally satisfying as it is simply constructed, The Mother tells the tale of every woman's worst nightmare: losing a child, then having to face in court the man accused of murdering that child * Mail on Sunday Event Magazine * Skilfully plotted and heart-wrenching * Stylist * Thrilling, tense and poignant * Heat * A compelling novel that gets into the head of a mother attending the trial of the boy accused of murdering her son. Her story gathers momentum and tension until the final verdict * Woman & Home * A harrowing tale of a mother's grief where nothing is certain * Essentials Magazine * A powerful book that will cut you to the quick * Sun * A wonderfully vivid and arresting portrait of a mother facing up to the ultimate horror * Scotsman Magazine *

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Yvvette Edwards lives in London. Her first novel, A Cupboard Full of Coats, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. The Mother is her second novel.