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Elmet

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017

WINNER OF A SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD

'A quiet explosion of a book, exquisite and unforgettable' The Economist

'A cleverly constructed rural Gothic fable . . . Elmet is a marvellous achievement' TLS

'Pastoral idyll, political expose, cosy family saga and horror tale, it reads like a traditional children's story that turns into a gangster film: Hansel and Gretel meets The Godfather' Sunday Times

Daniel is heading north. He is looking for someone. The simplicity of his early life with Daddy and Cathy has turned menacing and fearful. They lived apart in the house that Daddy built for them in the woods with his bare hands. They foraged and hunted.

Cathy was more like their father: fierce and full of simmering anger. Daniel was more like their mother: gentle and kind. Sometimes, their father disappeared, and would return with a rage in his eyes. But when he was at home, he was at peace. He told them that the little copse in Elmet was theirs alone. But that wasn't true. Local men, greedy and watchful, began to circle like vultures. All the while, the terrible violence in Daddy grew.

Brutal and beautiful in equal measure, Elmet is a compelling portrayal of a family living on the fringes of contemporary society, as well as a gripping exploration of the disturbing actions people are capable of when pushed to their limits.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

September 2018 : UK Hardback

Title: Elmet: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017
Author(s): Fiona Mozley
ISBN: 1-4736-8194-4 / 978-1-4736-8194-1 (UK edition)
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March 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Elmet (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic)
Author(s): Fiona Mozley
ISBN: 1-4328-4863-1 / 978-1-4328-4863-7 (USA edition)
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December 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Elmet
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Title: Elmet: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017
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December 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Elmet
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ISBN: 1-61620-842-2 / 978-1-61620-842-4 (USA edition)
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December 2017 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Elmet: A Novel
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August 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Elmet: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017
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ISBN: 1-4736-6054-8 / 978-1-4736-6054-0 (UK edition)
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December 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Elmet
Author(s): Fiona Mozley
ISBN: 1-68441-046-0 / 978-1-68441-046-0 (USA edition)
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Title: Elmet
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December 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Elmet
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December 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Elmet
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Elmet
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Elmet
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September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Elmet
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December 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Elmet
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Title: Elmet: A Novel
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July 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Elmet: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017
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Publisher: JM Originals
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