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Golden Child: Winner of the Desmond Elliot Prize 2019

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ISBN: 9780571339822
AuthorAdam, Claire
Pub Date03/10/2019
BindingPaperback
Pages272
CountryGBR
Dewey823.92
Quick overview A father steps out into the night to search for his son. As the hours turn into days, this man will learn many things. He will learn about sacrifice and the nature of love - and he will be forced to act. Claire Adam's electrifying first novel reckons with the secrets of the human heart.
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WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2019
ONE OF THE BBC'S '100 NOVELS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD'
LONGLISTED FOR THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FIRST BOOK AWARD

'So hard to put down.' Daily Mail

'Startling . . . Remarkable.' Economist

'Right away I was utterly absorbed.' Sarah Jessica Parker

One father. Two sons. An impossible choice.

When thirteen-year-old Paul doesn't return home one afternoon, even his twin brother, Peter, doesn't know where he is. So their father, Clyde, must set out into the dark Trinidadian bush with a torch, to search for him on foot. And when the reasons for Paul's disappearance become clear, Clyde will be faced with a terrible decision. How does a father choose between his children? How does he weigh up what each one is worth? Which one is the golden child?

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WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2019
ONE OF THE BBC'S '100 NOVELS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD'
LONGLISTED FOR THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FIRST BOOK AWARD

'So hard to put down.' Daily Mail

'Startling . . . Remarkable.' Economist

'Right away I was utterly absorbed.' Sarah Jessica Parker

One father. Two sons. An impossible choice.

When thirteen-year-old Paul doesn't return home one afternoon, even his twin brother, Peter, doesn't know where he is. So their father, Clyde, must set out into the dark Trinidadian bush with a torch, to search for him on foot. And when the reasons for Paul's disappearance become clear, Clyde will be faced with a terrible decision. How does a father choose between his children? How does he weigh up what each one is worth? Which one is the golden child?