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Elmet

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Now’s your chance to win a copy of Elmet, a finalist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize!

Called “a quiet explosion of a book, exquisite and unforgettable," by The Economist, Fiona Mozley’s gripping debut is a novel about life on the margins and the power—and limits—of family loyalty.

Cathy, Daniel, and their father thought the little house they had made themselves in a corner of Yorkshire was theirs, that their peaceful, self-sufficient life was safe. But when a local landowner shows up on their doorstep, the family’s precarious existence is threatened. Narrated by Daniel after a catastrophic event has occurred, Elmet mesmerizes even as it becomes clear the family's solitary idyll will not last.

“Beguiling . . . A lyrical and mythic work . . . Mozley’s sheer storytelling confidence sends the reader sailing.” ─The New York Times

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