For Thy Great Pain Have Mercy On My Little Pain : Winner of the Scottish National First Book Awards 2023


by MacKenzie, Victoria | Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Published 14/03/2024 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 176 pages

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WINNER OF THE SCOTTISH BOOK AWARDS – FIRST BOOK OF THE YEARA SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, SCOTSMAN AND IRISH TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR’A beautiful book … It warmed my heart’ MAX PORTER’Electrifying … A pocket epic’ GUARDIANAn astounding debut, both epic and intimate, about grief, trauma, revelation, and the hidden lives of women – by a major new talentIn the year of 1413, two women meet for the first time in Norwich.

Before they part, Julian will entrust Margery with a secret – one that will change the course of history.

‘You will read it in no time but be thinking about it for ages after’ FRANK COTTRELL-BOYCE, GUARDIAN, Book of the day’Miraculously conjured … Brilliantly done’ THE TIMES, Book of the Month’The best first novel I’ve read in years … So full and so vivid; it is amazing’ RODDY DOYLE’A vibrant portrait of female courage’ OBSERVER‘A novel of rare brightness and clarity, concise and yet capacious: it illuminates like a shaft of sunlight’ IMOGEN HERMES GOWAR

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Weight 0.138 kg