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The Changeling

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book (nominee)
World Fantasy Best Novel (nominee)
When Apollo Kagwa was just a child, his father disappeared, leaving him with recurring nightmares and a box labelled 'Improbabilia'. Now a successful book dealer, Kagwa has a family of his own after meeting and falling in love with Emma, a librarian. The two marry and have a baby: so far so happy-ever-after. However, as the pair settle into their new lives as parents, exhaustion and anxiety start to take their toll. Emma's behaviour becomes increasingly erratic, until one day she commits an unthinkable act, setting Apollo on a wild and fantastical quest through a suddenly otherworldly New York, in search of a wife and child he no longer recognises.

An epic novel for our anxiety-ridden times, The Changeling is a tale of parenthood, love - in its most raw and brutal form - and ultimately, humanity.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"If the literary gods melted together Haruki Murakami and Ralph Ellison...the result would be Victor LaValle." - Anthony Doerr

"A dark fairy tale of New York, full of magic and loss, myth and mystery, love and madness. The Changeling is a mesmerizing, monumental work." - Marlon James


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Hardback Editions

April 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Changeling: A Novel
Author(s): Victor LaValle
ISBN: 0-8129-9594-5 / 978-0-8129-9594-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
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Paperback Editions

July 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Changeling
Author(s): Victor LaValle
ISBN: 1-78689-382-7 / 978-1-78689-382-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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March 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Changeling: A Novel
Author(s): Victor LaValle
ISBN: 0-8129-8587-7 / 978-0-8129-8587-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: One World
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Audio Editions

August 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Changeling
Author(s): Victor Lavalle
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Changeling
Author(s): Victor Lavalle
Publisher: Audible Studios
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June 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Changeling: A Novel
Author(s): Victor LaValle
Publisher: Random House Audio
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June 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Changeling: A Novel
Author(s): Victor LaValle
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

July 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Changeling
Author(s): Victor LaValle
Publisher: Canongate Books
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June 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Changeling: A Novel
Author(s): Victor LaValle
Publisher: One World
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