Starling Days: A Novel
by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan’s thoughtful second novel portrays a marriage in crisis following a suspected suicide attempt. It was shortlisted for the title of novel of the year at the UK’s Costa Book Awards in 2019, and released in the US in early 2020.
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“A moving portrait of a marriage troubled by mental ill-health. Softly spoken and perceptive, it is a book that asks us what it means to live when you’re not sure you want to – and how it feels to act as spectator to someone else’s pain.” Read more...
Cal Flyn, Journalist
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