The new novel from the twice Booker Prize-nominated Sarah Hall.
An electrifying novel of passion, connection and transformation from “a writer of show-stopping genius” (The Guardian)
”In many ways … Burntcoat feels like a culmination of Hall’s work and, in my opinion, it is her finest yet” – Ruth Gilligan, The Independent
“Burntcoat is a book full of wisdom about the crisis of our times” – Sarah Gilmartin, Irish Times
“Burntcoat hovers somewhere between the literal truth and what, during the worst moments of the pandemic, many of us feared the truth might be” – Claire Allfree, The Times
“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.” (Excerpt)
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