The Unloved


by Levy, Deborah | Fiction & related items
Paperback | 208 pages

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by Levy, Deborah | Fiction & related items
Published 06/02/2014 by Penguin Books Ltd in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 208 pages

A hypnotising summer novel from the twice Booker-shortlisted author of Hot Milk and Swimming Home

A group of hedonistic West European tourists gather to celebrate Christmas in a remote French chateau. Then an Englishwoman is brutally murdered, and the sad, eerie child Tatiana declares she knows who did it. The subsequent inquiry into the death proves to be more of an investigation into the nature of love, insatiable rage and sadistic desire.

The Unloved offers a bold and revealing look at some of the events that shaped European and African history, and the perils of a future founded on concealed truth.

‘Brave and brilliant, measured and lyrical’ Independent
‘Levy’s prose throbs its way into the imagination’ Observer
‘Startling, compelling, cool’ The Times
‘Levy’s sense of dramatic form is unerring, and her precise, dispassionate prose effortlessly summons people and landscapes’ New Yorker

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