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    The New Wilderness: SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020

    £8.99
    A passionate, tender and terrifying story of a mother's fight to protect her daughter
    ISBN: 9780861540013
    AuthorDiane Cook
    Pub Date03/06/2021
    BindingPaperback
    Pages416
    Availability: In Stock

    'THE ENVIRONMENTAL NOVEL OF OUR TIMES.' Lemn Sissay, Booker Prize judge



    From an acclaimed Guardian First Book Award finalist comes a debut novel 'brutal and beautiful in equal measure' (Emily St. John Mandel)



    A Guardian Best Science Fiction Book of the Year



    A 'Best Book of the Year 2020' according to BBC Culture



    An Irish Times Best Debut Fiction of 2020



    NPR Best Books of the Year



    Bea's daughter, Agnes, is slowly wasting away, her lungs ravaged by the smog and pollution of the overpopulated metropolis they call home.



    The only alternative is to build a life in the vast expanse of untamed land known as The Wilderness State. No one has been allowed to venture here before. That is all about to change. But as Bea soon discovers, saving her daughter's life might mean losing her in ways she hadn't foreseen.



    Passionate and exhilarating, The New Wilderness is the story of a mother's fight to save her daughter in a world she can no longer call her own.



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    'THE ENVIRONMENTAL NOVEL OF OUR TIMES.' Lemn Sissay, Booker Prize judge



    From an acclaimed Guardian First Book Award finalist comes a debut novel 'brutal and beautiful in equal measure' (Emily St. John Mandel)



    A Guardian Best Science Fiction Book of the Year



    A 'Best Book of the Year 2020' according to BBC Culture



    An Irish Times Best Debut Fiction of 2020



    NPR Best Books of the Year



    Bea's daughter, Agnes, is slowly wasting away, her lungs ravaged by the smog and pollution of the overpopulated metropolis they call home.



    The only alternative is to build a life in the vast expanse of untamed land known as The Wilderness State. No one has been allowed to venture here before. That is all about to change. But as Bea soon discovers, saving her daughter's life might mean losing her in ways she hadn't foreseen.



    Passionate and exhilarating, The New Wilderness is the story of a mother's fight to save her daughter in a world she can no longer call her own.