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Here Comes the Sun

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award, and Finalist for the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award and the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize

Named a Best Book of 2016 by the New York Times, NPR, Buzzfeed, San Francisco Chronicle, The Root, BookRiot, Kirkus, Amazon, WBUR's "On Point," and Barnes & Noble

In this radiant, highly anticipated debut, a cast of unforgettable women battle for independence while a maelstrom of change threatens their Jamaican village.

Capturing the distinct rhythms of Jamaican life and dialect, Nicole Dennis- Benn pens a tender hymn to a world hidden among pristine beaches and the wide expanse of turquoise seas. At an opulent resort in Montego Bay, Margot hustles to send her younger sister, Thandi, to school. Taught as a girl to trade her sexuality for survival, Margot is ruthlessly determined to shield Thandi from the same fate. When plans for a new hotel threaten their village, Margot sees not only an opportunity for her own financial independence but also perhaps a chance to admit a shocking secret: her forbidden love for another woman. As they face the impending destruction of their community, each woman - fighting to balance the burdens she shoulders with the freedom she craves - must confront long-hidden scars. From a much-heralded new writer, Here Comes the Sun offers a dramatic glimpse into a vibrant, passionate world most outsiders see simply as paradise.



Praise for this book

"A debut that stuns at every turn." - Marlon James


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March 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Here Comes the Sun
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
ISBN: 1-78607-124-X / 978-1-78607-124-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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December 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Here Comes the Sun
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
ISBN: 1-4104-9368-7 / 978-1-4104-9368-2 (USA edition)
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June 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Here Comes the Sun - A Novel
Author(s): Nicole Dennis - benn
ISBN: 1-63149-176-8 / 978-1-63149-176-4 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Here Comes the Sun
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
ISBN: 1-78607-239-4 / 978-1-78607-239-9 (UK edition)
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May 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Here Comes the Sun: A Novel
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
ISBN: 1-63149-294-2 / 978-1-63149-294-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Liveright
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March 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Here Comes the Sun
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
ISBN: 1-78607-125-8 / 978-1-78607-125-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Here Comes the Sun: A Novel
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
ISBN: 1-68168-270-2 / 978-1-68168-270-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
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July 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Here Comes the Sun: A Novel
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
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July 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Here Comes the Sun: A Novel
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Here Comes the Sun
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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June 2016 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Here Comes the Sun: A Novel
Author(s): Nicole Dennis-Benn
Publisher: Liveright
Availability: Amazon CA