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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781471912986

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ON SALE: 14th August 2013

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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Nadia has been here before, at this seeping-away of hope. The other times curl behind her like the petals of a rose, all the memories, all her babies – false alarms, real pregnancies lasting only until her body rejected them.

Meanwhile her boyfriend Simon is underground caving. Nadia knows he risks his life, a decadent death among the limestone, his bones withering in the rock. Her work is to create, to mould leather-hard clay into something beautiful. But she has not the heart for it today.

Limestone and Clay shows a maturation and deepening of her considerable talents … Lesley Glaister has produced a portrait of human relationships both disconcerting and haunting in its unflinching clarity’ Sunday Telegraph

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Disconcerting, haunting and unputdownable
Her characters are real and vivid; they miss each other in the dark ... a beautifully worded tale and utterly true to itself
Terrifying ... Glaister truffles her way down to the grim heart, where we find out what makes people tick like time-bombs
Glaister's fresh and vivid voice shouts above the insipid ranks of so much contemporary fiction
Glaister specialises in domestic horror. Skeletons fairly rattle in her fictional cupboards