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Spill Simmer Falter Wither

(2015)
A novel by

 
Awards
Costa Book Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2015

LONGLISTED FOR THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD 2015

LONGLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2016

WINNER OF THE SUNDAY INDEPENDENT NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR, IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2015

WINNER OF THE GEOFFREY FABER MEMORIAL PRIZE FOR FICTION

You find me on a Tuesday, on my Tuesday trip to town. A note sellotaped to the inside of the jumble-shop window: COMPASSIONATE & TOLERANT OWNER. A PERSON WITHOUT OTHER PETS & WITHOUT CHILDREN UNDER FOUR.

A misfit man finds a misfit dog. Ray, aged fifty-seven, 'too old for starting over, too young for giving up', and One Eye, a vicious little bugger, smaller than expected, a good ratter. Both are accustomed to being alone, unloved, outcast - but they quickly find in each other a strange companionship of sorts. As spring turns to summer, their relationship grows and intensifies, until a savage act forces them to abandon the precarious life they'd established, and take to the road.

Spill Simmer Falter Wither is a wholly different kind of love story: a devastating portrait of loneliness, loss and friendship, and of the scars that are more than skin-deep. Written with tremendous empathy and insight, in lyrical language that surprises and delights, this is an extraordinary and heartbreaking debut by a major new talent

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
ISBN: 1-4104-9274-5 / 978-1-4104-9274-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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March 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
ISBN: 0-544-71619-1 / 978-0-544-71619-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
ISBN: 0-544-95461-0 / 978-0-544-95461-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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October 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
ISBN: 0-09-959274-6 / 978-0-09-959274-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windmill Books
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April 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
ISBN: 1-78515-042-1 / 978-1-78515-042-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
ISBN: 0-9928170-6-4 / 978-0-9928170-6-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tramp Press
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Audio Editions

June 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
ISBN: 1-5226-3608-0 / 978-1-5226-3608-3
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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March 2016 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
Publisher: Mariner Books
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October 2015 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Author(s): Sara Baume
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   


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