Talk about: Social class; xenophobia; family dynamics; isolation; despair
Author(s): Moss, Sarah,
Date of Publication: 24/06/2021,
Pagination: 208 pages,
Published By: Pan Macmillan
Book Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
But there are newcomers too, and one particular family, a mother and daughter with the wrong clothes and the wrong manners, start to draw the attention of the others. Who are they? Where are they from? Should they be here at all? As darkness finally falls, something is unravelling...
From the acclaimed author of Ghost Wall, Sarah Moss' Summerwater is a devastating story told over twenty-four hours in the Scottish highlands, and a searing exploration of our capacity for both kinship and cruelty in these divided times.