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Featherweight

(2021)
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'A gleeful, page-flipping read . . . One you'll be glad to take a ringside seat for' Observer
'A rollicking historical novel' Daily Mail

Annie Perry is born beside the coal-muddied canals of the Black Country at the height of the industrial revolution. When her father dies, her Romi family can no longer afford to keep her, and at nine years old she is sold for six guineas to the famous and feared bare-knuckle boxer Bill Perry, the Tipton Slasher.

Bill is starting to lose his strength but insists he has one last fight in him. In fear for his life, Annie steps into the ring, fists raised in his defence. From that moment on, she will fight – for Bill and for her future.

A whole new world opens up for Annie, one of love, fortune, family and education, but also of danger. One wrong move, one misstep, and the course of her life will be changed for ever.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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"Kitson's characters will stay with me for a very long time." - Jess Kidd


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Hardback Editions

May 2021 : UK Hardback
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
ISBN: 1-83885-191-7 / 978-1-83885-191-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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Paperback Editions

January 2022 : UK Paperback
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
ISBN: 1-83885-195-X / 978-1-83885-195-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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May 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
ISBN: 1-83885-192-5 / 978-1-83885-192-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

September 2021 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
ISBN: 1-86755-238-8 / 978-1-86755-238-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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July 2021 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
ISBN: 1-86754-437-7 / 978-1-86754-437-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Canongate audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   


May 2021 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2021 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2021 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2021 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Featherweight
Author(s): Mick Kitson
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU