The Pursuit of William Abbey Claire North

The Pursuit of William Abbey

Author: Claire North
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Book Title
The Pursuit of William Abbey
Author
Claire North
ISBN
9780316316842
A hauntingly powerful novel about how the choices we make can stay with us forever, by the award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K.South Africa in the 1880s. A young and naive English doctor by the name of William Abbey witnesses the lynching of a local boy by the white colonists. As the child dies, his mother curses William. William begins to understand what the curse means when the shadow of the dead boy starts following him across the world. It never stops, never rests. It can cross oceans and mountains. And if it catches him, the person he loves most in the world will die.Gripping, moving, and utterly thought-provoking, this novel proves once again that Claire North is one of the most innovative voices in modern fiction.Previous books by Claire North: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry AugustTouchThe Sudden Appearance of HopeThe End of the Day84KThe GameshousePrevious books written as Kate Griffin: Matthew Swift novels: A Madness of AngelsThe Midnight MayorThe Neon CourtThe Minority CouncilMagicals Anonymous novels: Stray SoulsThe Glass GodBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Claire NorthPublisher: OrbitPublished: 11/12/2019ISBN: 9780316316842Pages: 464Weight: 0.75lbsSize: 8.00h x 5.40w x 1.30dReview Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 06/01/2019 pg. 78Publishers Weekly 09/23/2019Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2019Booklist 11/01/2019 pg. 32Library Journal 10/25/2019 pg. 1Shelf Awareness 12/27/2019
A hauntingly powerful novel about how the choices we make can stay with us forever, by the award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K.
South Africa in the 1880s. A young and naive English doctor by the name of William Abbey witnesses the lynching of a local boy by the white colonists. As the child dies, his mother curses William.
William begins to understand what the curse means when the shadow of the dead boy starts following him across the world. It never stops, never rests. It can cross oceans and mountains. And if it catches him, the person he loves most in the world will die.
Gripping, moving, and utterly thought-provoking, this novel proves once again that Claire North is one of the most innovative voices in modern fiction.
Previous books by Claire North: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry AugustTouchThe Sudden Appearance of HopeThe End of the Day84KThe Gameshouse
Previous books written as Kate Griffin: Matthew Swift novels: A Madness of AngelsThe Midnight MayorThe Neon CourtThe Minority Council
Magicals Anonymous novels: Stray SoulsThe Glass God

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Claire North
Publisher: Orbit
Published: 11/12/2019
ISBN: 9780316316842
Pages: 464
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.40w x 1.30d

Review Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 06/01/2019 pg. 78
Publishers Weekly 09/23/2019
Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2019
Booklist 11/01/2019 pg. 32
Library Journal 10/25/2019 pg. 1
Shelf Awareness 12/27/2019
A hauntingly powerful novel about how the choices we make can stay with us forever, by the award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K.
South Africa in the 1880s. A young and naive English doctor by the name of William Abbey witnesses the lynching of a local boy by the white colonists. As the child dies, his mother curses William.
William begins to understand what the curse means when the shadow of the dead boy starts following him across the world. It never stops, never rests. It can cross oceans and mountains. And if it catches him, the person he loves most in the world will die.
Gripping, moving, and utterly thought-provoking, this novel proves once again that Claire North is one of the most innovative voices in modern fiction.
Previous books by Claire North: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry AugustTouchThe Sudden Appearance of HopeThe End of the Day84KThe Gameshouse
Previous books written as Kate Griffin: Matthew Swift novels: A Madness of AngelsThe Midnight MayorThe Neon CourtThe Minority Council
Magicals Anonymous novels: Stray SoulsThe Glass God

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Claire North
Publisher: Orbit
Published: 11/12/2019
ISBN: 9780316316842
Pages: 464
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.40w x 1.30d

Review Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 06/01/2019 pg. 78
Publishers Weekly 09/23/2019
Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2019
Booklist 11/01/2019 pg. 32
Library Journal 10/25/2019 pg. 1
Shelf Awareness 12/27/2019