Divided Kingdom

Divided Kingdom

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And then the night when my life began again A strange beginning. Soldiers, bright lights. The cold. And me being lifted, as if by surgeons, into a new world It is winter, somewhere in the United Kingdom, and an eight year-old boy is removed from his home in the middle of the night. He soon learns that he is the victim of an extraordinary political experiment. A vision, a fable, a satire, a love story, a ghost story, Divided Kingdom is a remarkable, genre-defying novel and it confirms Rupert Thomson as that rare thing - a writer of sublime prose who also has a mesmerising tale to tell.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 154 x 236 x 36mm | 821.02g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747572186
  • 9780747572183

Review quote

'When somebody writes as well as Thomson does, it makes you wonder why other people bother' New Statesmanshow more

About Rupert Thomson

Rupert Thomson is the author of seven novels. His books have been shortlisted for awards including the Writer's Guild Fiction Prize for Air and Fire and the Guardian Prize for Fiction. He lives in Barcelona.show more

Rating details

895 ratings
3.54 out of 5 stars
5 18% (157)
4 38% (344)
3 29% (264)
2 11% (94)
1 4% (36)
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