This title is from an author attending the Charleston Literary Festival 2022 which is running from Thursday 19th May to Sunday 29th May. Tickets for all events can be found on the Charleston website.
If you are attending the event, you will be able to buy books by the featured authors at our festival bookshop however if you can't make it, get your pre-orders in now!
***Charleston pre-orders will be shipped at the end of May once the festival is over. If you place a pre-order alongside a title we have in stock, they will be shipped separately and you will be charged accordingly at checkout***
You were the last one here before I closed the door of Burntcoat, before we all shut our doors.
In the bedroom above her immense studio at Burntcoat, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness is making her final preparations. The symptoms are well known: her life will draw to an end in the coming days. Downstairs, the studio is a crucible glowing with memories and desire.
It was here, when the first lockdown came, that she brought Halit. The lover she barely knew. A presence from another culture.
A doorway into a new and feverish world.
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