Burntcoat, Sarah Hall ( hardback 7 Oct 2021)


In the bedroom above her immense studio at Burntcoat, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness is making her final preparations.

The symptoms are well known: her life will draw to an end in the coming days. Downstairs, the studio is a crucible glowing with memories and desire. It was here, when the first lockdown came, that she brought Halit.

The lover she barely knew. A presence from another culture. A doorway into a new and feverish world.

'Sarah Hall makes language shimmer and burn . . .

One of the finest writers at work today.'DAMON GALGUT'  Sarah Hall is the author of Sudden Traveller - Award winning short stories from 2020, plus numerous other novels : The Wolf Border, Madame Zero 

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