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End We Start From by Hunter, Megan
End We Start From
by Hunter, Megan
 

"The End We Start From is strange and powerful, and very apt for these uncertain times. I was moved, terrified, uplifted – sometimes all three at once. It takes skill to manage that, and Hunter has a poet’s understanding of how to make each word count.”?Tracy Chevalier

Pre-empted by publishers around the world within days of the 2016 London Book Fair, The End We Start From marks the arrival of Megan Hunter, a dazzling and unique literary talent. Hunter’s debut is a searing original, a modern-day parable of rebirth and renewal, of maternal bonds, and the instinct to survive and thrive in the absence of all that’s familiar.

As London is submerged below flood waters, a woman gives birth to her first child, Z. Days later, she and her baby are forced to leave their home in search of safety. They head north through a newly dangerous country seeking refuge from place to place. The story traces fear and wonder, as the baby grows, thriving and content against all the odds.

Written with poise and poeticism, The End We Start From is an indelible and elemental debut?a lyrical vision of the strangeness and beauty of new motherhood, and a tale of endurance in the face of ungovernable change.

 
Published 20171107 by Grove Press, Hardcover, 160 Pages, ISBN: 9780802126894, ISBN-10: 0802126898, List Price $22.00.

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