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Elmet: Wild Country, Wilder Humans

  • Golden Hare Books 68 Saint Stephen Street Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 5AQ United Kingdom (map)

Described as the ‘wild card’ on last year’s Man Booker shortlist, Elmet is a stunning work of fiction by debut author Fiona Mozley. Daniel lives with his sister Kathy, and Daddy, whose desire for a simple, peaceful life is denied to him by men with power. A gothic novel of place, violence and family.

‘An impressive slice of contemporary noir steeped in Yorkshire legend . . . Elmet possesses a rich and unfussy lyricism’
-- Guardian

About Fiona Mozley

Fiona Mozley was born in Hackney but grew up in York and studied at Cambridge before moving to Buenos Aires for a year - without speaking any Spanish. After briefly working at a literary agency in London, she moved back to York to complete a PhD in Medieval Studies. She also has a weekend job at The Little Apple Bookshop in York. Elmet is her first novel and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017.