Longlisted for the Dublin Literary Award 2018It's 1944 when the twin sisters arrive at Auschwitz with their mother and grandfather. In their benighted new world, Pearl and Stasha Zagorski take refuge in their identical natures, comforting themselves with the private language and shared games of their childhood. As part of the experimental population of twins known as Mengele's Zoo, the girls e... read more
‘A shining delight of a novel’New York Times 'Clever and beautiful...it soars'Financial Times A baby girl is abandoned, banished from London to the storm-ravaged American city of New Bohemia. Her father has been driven mad by jealousy, her mother to exile by grief. Seventeen years later, Perdita doesn't know a lot about who she is or where she's come from - but she's about to find out. Jeanett... read more
‘A brilliant novel... courageous, necessary and deeply touching’ GuardianÉdouard Louis grew up in a village in northern France where many live below the poverty line. His bestselling debut novel about life there, The End of Eddy, has sparked debate on social inequality, sexuality and violence.It is an extraordinary portrait of escaping from an unbearable childhood, inspired by the author’s own... read more
The radical, urgent new novel from the author of The End of Eddy – a personal and powerful story of violence.I met Reda on Christmas Eve 2012, at around four in the morning. He approached me in the street, and finally I invited him up to my apartment. He told me the story of his childhood and how his father had come to France, having fled Algeria. We spent the rest of the night together, talki... read more
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Editorial Director at Wild Hunt Books. More than ten years' experience specialising in literary and commercial fiction.
Award-winning editor of fiction for young readers. Have worked with top authors such as Philip Pullman, Jenny Downham and Lisa Williamson.