Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain

Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain

1st paperback ed

Paperback (03 Nov 2016)

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Synopsis

A Times bestseller

'Wonderful...I was hooked from the first page. It's the real stuff.' - Michael Frayn
'Deeply affecting' - Guardian
'Superb' - Mail on Sunday
'Barney Norris is a rare and precious talent' - Evening Standard

'There exists in all of us a song waiting to be sung which is as heart-stopping and vertiginous as the peak of the cathedral. That is the meaning of this quiet city, where the spire soars into the blue, where rivers and stories weave into one another, where lives intertwine.'

One quiet evening in Salisbury, the peace is shattered by a serious car crash. At that moment, five lives collide - a flower seller, a schoolboy, an army wife, a security guard, a widower - all facing their own personal disasters. As one of those lives hangs in the balance, the stories of all five unwind, drawn together by connection and coincidence into a web of love, grief, disenchantment and hope that perfectly represents the joys and tragedies of small town life.

Barney Norris's third novel, The Vanishing Hours, will be published in July 2019.

Book information

ISBN: 9781784161354
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Black Swan
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 11249
Number of pages: 283
Weight: 254g
Height: 129mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 23mm