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The Same Country

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'A searing and timely portrait of America today' Donna Hemans
'Astute, powerful and pacy' Claire Fuller

The Same Country is a powerful and thought-provoking story about family, friendship and the risks we take to unravel the truth.

Twenty years ago, Joe was shot dead in the bedroom of his white girlfriend. It was deemed an accident, but now his friend Cassie – a journalist – is not so sure. As racial tension ignites a string of violence across their New England city, secrets are revealed, questions mount and suspicions grow. Will the answers that she is so desperate to find cause everyone's world to shatter?

'Deeply compelling' Margot Livesey
'The heart thrums with each sentence – a truly thrilling read' Eric Ngalle Charles
'An important and astonishing book' Charlie Carroll
'A romance, a detective story, and a coming-of-age novel all at once' Gene Seymour
'Opening a crack in the personal past to shed light on the conflicts of the present, it picks apart the many guises of forgetting and the complex layers of complicity' Philip Gross
'Gripping from the first page and satisfying to and beyond the last' Toby Litt
'An electric, emotionally charged novel: it seethes with its own energy' Philip Hoare
'A page-turner' Gish Jen

Genre: General Fiction

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