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The Sunlight Pilgrims

(2016)
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From the highly acclaimed author of The Panopticon and one of Granta's Best Young British Writers comes the new novel THE SUNLIGHT PILGRIMS.

Set in a Scottish caravan park during a freak winter - it is snowing in Jerusalem, the Thames is overflowing, and an iceberg separated from the Fjords in Norway is expected to arrive off the coast of Scotland - The Sunlight Pilgrims tells the story of a small Scottish community living through what people have begun to think is the end of times. Bodies are found frozen in the street with their eyes open, midst economic collapse, schooling and health care are run primarily on a voluntary basis. Dylan, a refugee from panic-stricken London who is grieving for his mother and his grandmother, arrives in the caravan park in the middle of the night - to begin his life anew. Under the lights of the aurora borealis, he is drawn to his neighbour Constance, a woman who is known for having two lovers, her eleven-year old daughter Stella, who is struggling to navigate changes in her own life, and elderly Barnacle, so crippled that he walks facing the earth. But as the temperature drops, daily life carries on: people get out of bed, they make a cup of tea, they fall in love, they complicate.

The Sunlight Pilgrims, the thrilling follow-up to The Panopticon, is a humane, sad, funny, shimmeringly odd and beautiful novel about absence, about the unknowability of mothers. It is a story about people in extreme circumstances finding one another, and finding themselves.

 
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Hardback Editions

July 2016 : USA Hardback
Title: The Sunlight Pilgrims: A Novel
Author(s): Jenni Fagan
ISBN: 0-553-41887-4 / 978-0-553-41887-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hogarth
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April 2016 : UK Hardback
Title: The Sunlight Pilgrims
Author(s): Jenni Fagan
ISBN: 0-434-02330-2 / 978-0-434-02330-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann
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Paperback Editions

August 2016 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sunlight Pilgrims
Author(s): Jenni Fagan
ISBN: 0-09-959218-5 / 978-0-09-959218-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windmill Books
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Kindle Editions

July 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Sunlight Pilgrims: A Novel
Author(s): Jenni Fagan
Publisher: Hogarth
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April 2016 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Sunlight Pilgrims
Author(s): Jenni Fagan
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   



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