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Written by Markus Zusak
'Achingly moving, delightfully funny, and thoroughly uplifting.' M L STEDMAN, author of THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS 'This book BLEW ME AWAY' JODI PICOULT 'Rowdy and joyous, with flashes of wit and insight, and ultimately moving' TIMES ___ Our mother was dead. Our father had fled Five Dunbar brothers are living - fighting, loving, grieving - in the perfect chaos of a house without grown-ups. This is a family rocked by tragedy and long buried secrets. To understand his family's story, Matthew Dunbar must travel to find three things. A lost typewriter -- A dead dog -- The bones of the snake that killed it. He will learn of a mother who crosses continents for a new home; of a father searching for love in the keys of an old piano; and, finally, of a brother named Clay, who will make the most challenging journey of them all, and change their lives for ever. ___ Readers love Bridge of Clay: ***** 'Page upon glorious page left my heart bruised, but gratefully beating' ***** 'A book rarely touches me so emotionally' ***** 'Original, compelling and richly resonant' 'One of those monumental books that can draw you across space and time' WASHINGTON POST 'This book blew me away' JODI PICOULT 'Devastating, demanding, deeply moving' WALL STREET JOURNAL 'Moving and epic' STYLIST
|Publication date:||30th May 2019|
|Publisher:||Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Australian author Markus Zusak grew up hearing stories about Nazi Germany, about the bombing of Munich and about Jews being marched through his mother’s small German town. He always knew it was a story he wanted to tell.'We have these images of the straight-marching lines of boys and the 'Heil Hitlers' and this idea that everyone in Germany was in it together. But there still were rebellious children and people who didn’t follow the rules and people who hid Jews and other people in their houses.'At the age of 30, Zusak has already asserted himself ...More About Markus Zusak