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Light Perpetual

(2021)
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Awards
Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
'Dazzling.' The Times
'Exceptional.' Guardian
'Brilliant.' Observer
'Extraordinary.' Financial Times
'A miracle.' Wall Street Journal

*Winner of the RSL Encore Award*
*Longlisted for the Booker Prize*

November 1944.
A German rocket strikes London, and five young lives are atomised in an instant.

November 1944. That rocket never lands. A single second in time is altered, and five young lives go on - to experience all the unimaginable changes of the twentieth century.

Because maybe there are always other futures. Other chances.

From the best-selling, prize-winning author of
Golden Hill, Light Perpetual is a story of the everyday, the miraculous and the everlasting. Ingenious and profound, full of warmth and beauty, it is a sweeping and intimate celebration of the gift of life.



Genre: Literary Fiction

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