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An electrifying story of passion, connection and transformation from ''a writer of show-stopping genius'' ( Guardian ). ''Dark and brilliant.'' SARAH MOSS ''A masterpience.'' DAISY JOHNSON ''Extraordinary.'' SARAH PERRY ''Hall has set a bar . . . Finely wrought, intellecutally brave and emotionally honest.'' THE SCOTSMAN In the bedroom above her immense studio at Burntcoat, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness is making her final preparations. The symptoms are well known: her life will draw to an end in the coming days. Downstairs, the studio is a crucible glowing with memories and desire. It was here, when the first lockdown came, that she brought Halit. The lover she barely knew. A presence from another culture. A doorway into a new and feverish world. ''Sarah Hall makes language shimmer and burn . . . One of the finest writers at work today.'' DAMON GALGUT ''Wonderful . . . The writing goes down smoking hot onto the page.'' ANDREW MILLER ''I can think of no other British writer whose talent so consistently thrills, surprises and staggers . . . With Burntcoat she has solidified her status as the literary shining light we lesser souls aspire to.'' BENJAMIN MYERS

  • Auteur(s)

    Sarah Hall

  • Éditeur

    Faber & Faber

  • Date de parution


  • EAN


  • Disponibilité


  • Nombre de pages

    352 Pages

  • Longueur

    19.8 cm

  • Largeur

    12.9 cm

  • Poids

    189 g

  • Support principal


Sarah Hall

  • Naissance : 1-1-1974
  • Age : 49 ans
  • Pays : Royaume Uni
  • Langue : Anglais

Sarah Hall est née en 1974 dans le comté de Cumbria, en Angleterre, à la frontière de l'Ecosse. Elle vit et travaille en Caroline du Nord. Son premier roman, Haweswater, paru en 2002, a obtenu le Commonwealth Writers First Novel Prize en 2003. Le Michel-Ange Electrique a été sélectionné pour le prix Orange de la meilleure Suvre de fiction, aux côtés des romans de Toni Morrison et Margaret Atwood.