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The Bass Rock

(2020)
A novel by

 
 
The lives of three women weave together across centuries in the dazzling new book from the Granta Best of Young British Novelist and author of All the Birds, Singing

Surging out of the sea, the Bass Rock has always borne witness to the lives that pass under its shadow on the Scottish mainland. And across the centuries, the fates of three women are inextricably linked to this place and to one another.
     Sarah, accused of being a witch, is fleeing for her life.
     Ruth, in the aftermath of the Second World War, is navigating a new marriage and the strange waters of the local community.
     Six decades later, Viv, still mourning the death of her father, is cataloguing Ruth's belongings in the now-empty house.
     As each woman's story unfolds, it becomes increasingly clear that their choices are circumscribed, in ways big and small, by the men who seek to control them. But in sisterhood there is also the possibility of survival and a new way of life. Intricately crafted and compulsively readable, The Bass Rock burns bright with love and fury--a devastating indictment of violence against women and an empowering portrait of their resilience through the ages.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

September 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Bass Rock: A Novel
Author(s): Evie Wyld
ISBN: 1-101-87188-1 / 978-1-101-87188-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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February 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Bass Rock
Author(s): Evie Wyld
ISBN: 1-911214-39-X / 978-1-911214-39-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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Audio Editions

March 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Bass Rock
Author(s): Evie Wyld
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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March 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Bass Rock
Author(s): Evie Wyld
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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March 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: The Bass Rock
Author(s): Evie Wyld
ISBN: 0-655-65095-4 / 978-0-655-65095-9
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March 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: The Bass Rock
Author(s): Evie Wyld
ISBN: 0-655-65096-2 / 978-0-655-65096-6
Publisher: Bolinda/Penguin Audio Australia
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February 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Bass Rock
Author(s): Evie Wyld
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
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February 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Bass Rock
Author(s): Evie Wyld
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
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Kindle Editions

September 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Bass Rock: A Novel
Author(s): Evie Wyld
Publisher: Pantheon
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March 2020 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Bass Rock
Author(s): Evie Wyld
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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February 2020 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Bass Rock
Author(s): Evie Wyld
Publisher: Random House Australia
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