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Signed Bookplate Edition - Leave the World Behind
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Signed Bookplate Edition - Leave the World Behind (Hardback)

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Amanda and Clay head to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a holiday: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good life in the luxurious home they've rented for the week.


But a late-night knock on the door breaks the spell. Ruth and G. H. are an older couple - it's their house, and they've arrived in a panic. They bring the news that a sudden blackout has swept the city. But in this rural area - with the TV and internet now down, and no phone service - it's hard to know what to believe.


Should Amanda and Clay trust this couple - and vice versa? What happened back in New York? Is the holiday home, isolated from civilisation, a truly safe place for their families? And are they safe from one another?


Suspenseful and provocative, Rumaan Alam's third novel is keenly attuned to the complexities of parenthood, race, and class. Leave the World Behind explores how our closest bonds are reshaped - and unexpected new ones are forged - in moments of crisis.



Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 12/11/2020 ISBN-13: 2369537076994  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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