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Length: 336 pages
Publication date: 04 February 2021
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Longlisted for The 2021 Booker Prize
The Woolworths has a new delivery of aluminum saucepans, and a crowd has gathered to see the first new metal in a long time. Everything else has been melted down for the war effort. An instant later, the crowd is gone.
November 1944. A German rocket strikes London, and five young lives are atomised in an instant.
That rocket never lands. A single second in time is altered, and five young lives go on - to experience all the unimaginable changes of the twentieth century. Because maybe there are always other futures.
Other chances. From the best-selling, prize-winning author of Golden Hill, Light Perpetual is a story of the everyday, the miraculous and the everlasting. Ingenious and profound, full of warmth and beauty, it is a sweeping and intimate celebration of the gift of life.
Dimension: 162 x 242 x 33 (mm)
Edition number: Main
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