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The Mermaid of Black Conch
Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2020

The Mermaid of Black Conch - peepal tree press - 9781845234577 -
The Mermaid of Black Conch  

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Editeur :  PEEPAL TREE PRESS

Langue : Anglais

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Monique Roffey was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad. She is the author of six novels and a memoir. The Mermaid of Black Conch won the Costa Book of the Year and the Costa Novel Award 2020, was shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2021 and the Goldsmiths Prize 2020, and is longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021. Her highly acclaimed previous books are sun dog, The White Woman on the Green Bicycle (shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2010), Archipelago (winner of the OCM Bocas Award for Caribbean Literature 2013), House of Ashes (shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2014), The Tryst and With the Kisses of His Mouth. Monique Roffey is a Senior Lecturer at the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University and a tutor for the National Writers Centre.

Sensuous, beguiling . . . Roffey's tale convincingly transplants a mythical creature into a modern setting . . . Wondrous ? Sunday Times

Wonderfully written, with both soul and intense drama - it glistens almost, like the mermaid! -- Diana Evans, author of Ordinary People

Magical touches blend with precise realism in this bittersweet tale of a mermaid trying to put the sea behind her ? Observer

Arresting . . . Truly original . . . deftly weaving myth, feminism, humour ? Daily Mail

Extraordinary, beautifully written . . . We found it completely compelling . . . It feels like a classic in the making -- Costa Judges, 2020

Hugely entertaining . . . A joy to read, brimming with memorable characters ? BBC News

The tantalising story of a mermaid loved and feared in equal measure . . . A book for our time -- Ingrid Persaud, author of Love After Love

A dark love story between a fisherman and a mermaid torn from the sea . . . Moving ? Independent
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Reliure : Broché
Nbr de pages : 272
Dimension : 20,6 x 13,8 x 2,0 cm
Poids : 262 gr
ISBN 10 : 184523457x
ISBN 13 : 9781845234577
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