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Light Perpetual

Francis Spufford

From Shelf: What I Read in 2021

November 1944. A German rocket strikes London, and five young lives are atomised in an instant.November 1944. 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.

'Dazzling.' The Times'Exceptional.' Guardian'Brilliant.' Observer'Extraordinary.' Financial TimesWinner 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.

Format:
Hardback
Pages:
336
Publisher:
Faber & Faber
ISBN:
9780571336487
Published Date:
4/2/2021
Dimensions:
234mm x 153mm x 23mm
Weight:
571g
Category:
Historical fiction

RRP: £16.99

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9780571336487


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