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Hawthorn & Child

by Keith Ridgway

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Breathtakingly unpredictable and unapologetically strange. And the writing is perfectly assured and elegant.

The Guardian

The only certainty is that we've all misunderstood everything

Hawthorn & Child

Fiction by Keith Ridgway

Hawthorn & Child are mid-ranking detectives tasked with finding significance in the scattered facts. They appear and disappear in the fragments of this book along with a ghost car, a crime boss, a pick-pocket, a dead racing driver and a pack of wolves. The mysteries are everywhere, but the biggest of all is our mysterious compulsion to solve them.

Read an excerpt of Hawthorn & Child published by Granta Books.

published September 23rd, 2013
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