Flames

1st paperback ed

Paperback (01 Aug 2019) | English

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Synopsis

'A strange and joyous marvel' Richard Flanagan 'Delightful... Enchanting' Guardian 'Spectacular' Culturefly A young man named Levi McAllister decides to build a coffin for his sister, Charlotte - who promptly runs for her life. A water rat swims upriver in quest of the cloud god. A fisherman named Karl hunts for tuna in partnership with a seal. And a father takes form from fire. The answers to these riddles are to be found in this tale of grief and love and the bonds of family, tracing a journey across the southern island that takes us full circle. SHORTLISTED FOR THE READINGS PRIZE FOR NEW AUSTRALIAN FICTION

About the Publisher

Atlantic Books

Atlantic Books

Atlantic Books is an independent British publishing house. It was founded by Toby Mundy in February 2000 and published its first book in May 2001. It has since developed a list that has a world-wide reputation for quality, originality and breadth, and includes fiction, history, politics, memoir and current affairs. It won 'Imprint and Editor of the Year' at the British Books Awards in 2005 and 2009, and was 'Independent Publisher of the Year' in 2009.

Book information

ISBN: 9781786496294
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Imprint: Atlantic Books
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 9787
Number of pages: 226
Weight: 234g
Height: 129mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 21mm