Beginning Of World In Middle Of Night


Modern fairy tales of magic, outsiders and lost souls. ‘A gem of a book … deeply moving’ Stylist’A darkly clever, beautifully written and deliciously twisted collection of modern fairy tales’ Red’Campbell writes beautifully’ Grazia’These days, you can find anything you need at the click of a button.

That’s why I bought her heart online.’Spirits in jam jars, mini-apocalypses, animal hearts and side shows. A girl runs a coffin hotel on a remote island. A boy is worried his sister has two souls.

A couple are rewriting the history of the world. And mermaids are on display at the local aquarium. The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night is a collection of twelve haunting stories; modern fairy tales brimming with magic, outsiders and lost souls.

‘What a book. It’s so strange and magical and the writing is just beautiful. I loved it’ Louise O’Neill ‘Enchanting and illuminating’ Carys Bray’Like walking through a mirror’ Rachel Joyce’This book is full of character and magic, and I found myself mesmerised’ Claire Fuller’These stories are weaved together like silvery fishing nets.

Like shimmering, jewel-bright worlds’ Helen McClory ‘Magical and sinister at the same time’ Kirsty LoganFrom the author of Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops series and The Bookshop Book

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