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Twenty Thousand Saints

(2008)
A novel by

 
Archaeologist Deian returns to the island of his childhood, where his mother disappeared without a trace. Sister Viv, closet heretic and host of the annual conference of hermits, has erected a gold plaque in her memory, declaring her official sainthood. Meanwhile, documentary-maker Leri is keen to portray the island's inhabitants as anything but saintly, pursuing a story that has less to do with birds and saints' bones than with real bloodshed. During this hot August week, a writer-in-residence observes lives colliding, as Bardsey Island twirls once more for the cameras... A black comedy about finds, losses, secrets, privacy and intrusion, and how the most important things always happen off-camera

 
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Paperback Editions

October 2008 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Twenty Thousand Saints
Author(s): Fflur Dafydd
ISBN: 0-9555272-2-8 / 978-0-9555272-2-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Alcemi
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Kindle Editions

September 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Twenty Thousand Saints
Author(s): Fflur Dafydd
Publisher: www.ylolfa.com
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