Paperback | 112 pages | 198 x 130mm
Publication April 2022 | ISBN 9781802580846
Set in a slightly alternative reality, when a husband or wife in the community dies the grieving partner can get a replacement; they get to choose one who looks similar etc. But there is a mystery surrounding where the replacements come from and if they are content to play this role. Or are they instead planning an escape?
Published as part of the Quick Reads series.
Fflur Dafydd is an award winning novelist and screenwriter who writes in Welsh and English. Her second novel Atyniad won the Prose Medal at the 2006 National Eisteddfod and her third novel Y Llyfrgell won the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize in 2009. Her novel Twenty Thousand Saints won the Emerging Writer award at the Hay Festival in 2009, and she became an International Fellow of the Hay Festival in 2013. She has also participated in Iowa University’s world renowned International Writing Program, and is a graduate of UEA’s creative writing course. To date she has contributed over 40 hours of primetime drama to S4C and the BBC iPlayer, as well as writing on other shows, such as the Chinese remake of the sci-fi sensation Humans.
'A genuine dystopian vision for our times' Jenny White, The Western Mail