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The Blind Light

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Shortlisted for the RSL Encore Award 2021
‘Extraordinary’ – Spectator
‘Powerful’ – Guardian
‘Spellbinding’ – The Tablet

As the 1950s draw to a close, and the Cold War escalates, the shape of Drummond Moore's life is changed beyond measure when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with James Carter, a rich and well-connected fellow national serviceman. Carter leads him to Doom Town – an army base that seeks to recreate the effects of a nuclear war – where he meets Gwen, a barmaid with whom he shares an instant connection.

Set over sixty years of British history, The Blind Light by Stuart Evers is the compelling story of one family as they deal with the personal and political fallout of their times.

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Stuart Evers

Stuart Evers’ second novel The Blind Light was shortlisted for the RSL Encore Award in 2021. His debut, Ten Stories About Smoking, won the London Book Award in 2011, and his collection Your Father Sends His Love, was shortlisted for the 2016 Edge Hill Short Story Prize. In 2017, Evers won the Eccles British Library Writer’s Award - one of Europe's richest prizes for a work in progress.

Book Details

Publisher Pan Macmillan
Genre Literary fiction
Released on 24/06/21
Pages 544
ISBN 9781529031003
Price £9.99

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