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Foxlowe

(2016)
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"Unrelentingly eerie . . . packed with subtle, skin-crawling suspense . . . When it comes to crafting an immersive atmosphere of fear and unease, Foxlowe is a delicious slice of darkness." - NPR

An astonishing literary debut about a young girl's coming of age in the haunting, enchanting world of an English commune - a modern gothic novel with echoes of Room and Never Let Me Go


Foxlowe is a crumbling old house in the moors - a wild, secluded, and magical place. For Green, it is not just home, but everything she knows.

Outside, people live in little square houses, with unhappy families and tedious jobs. At Foxlowe, Green runs free through the hallways and orchards, in the fields and among the Standing Stones. Outside, people are corrupted by money. At Foxlowe, the Family shares everything. Outside, the Bad is everywhere. At Foxlowe, everyone in the Family is safe - as long as they follow Freya's rules and perform her rituals. But as Green's little sister, Blue, grows up, she shows more and more interest in the Outside. Before long she starts to talk about becoming a Leaver. . . .

Building inexorably to its terrifying climax, Foxlowe tells a chilling, irresistible story of superstition and survival, betrayal and redemption, and a utopia gone badly wrong.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Foxlowe is gorgeous and seductive. The story propels you toward an ending that feels both shocking and inevitable, and the last line is a stunner. I was completely gripped." - Flynn Berry

"Mesmerizing, gripping, and beautifully written. It completely sweeps you up from beginning to end. I loved it." - Kate Hamer

"I thoroughly enjoyed this vivid and claustrophobic coming-of-age debut." - Tasha Kavanagh

"An excellent debut . . . Wasserberg has a strong and distinctive voice." - Clare Mackintosh

"With echoes of both Shirley Jackson and Emily Bronte, Wasserberg has written a terrifying coming-of-age novel about childhood’s pull on the imagination and loyalty to memory. Foxlowe creeped me out of my skin." - Rebecca Scherm


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Hardback Editions

2001 : UK Hardback
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Title: Foxlowe
Author(s): Eleanor Wasserberg
ISBN: 0-00-816408-8 / 978-0-00-816408-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Foxlowe
Author(s): Eleanor Wasserberg
ISBN: 0-14-311185-X / 978-0-14-311185-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Foxlowe
Author(s): Eleanor Wasserberg
ISBN: 0-00-816410-X / 978-0-00-816410-2 (UK edition)
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June 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Foxlowe
Author(s): Eleanor Wasserberg
ISBN: 0-00-816409-6 / 978-0-00-816409-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Audio Editions

April 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: #N/A: A Novel
Author(s): Eleanor Wasserberg
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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June 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Foxlowe
Author(s): Eleanor Wasserberg
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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June 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Foxlowe
Author(s): Eleanor Wasserberg
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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Kindle Editions

April 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Foxlowe: A Novel
Author(s): Eleanor Wasserberg
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June 2016 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Foxlowe
Author(s): Eleanor Wasserberg
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU