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    Publisher: Canongate

    The Small Backs of Children

    £8.99
    A fiercely provocative novel, exploring the treacherous borders between war and sex, love and art, from the author of The Book of Joan and The Chronology of Water
    ISBN: 9781786892430
    AuthorLidia Yuknavitch
    Pub Date02/01/2020
    BindingPaperback
    Pages256
    Availability: In Stock

    In a war-torn village in Eastern Europe, an American photographer captures a heart-stopping image: a young girl fleeing a fiery explosion that has engulfed her home and family. It becomes an icon for millions, winning acclaim and prizes - and a subject of obsession for one writer, the photographer's best friend, who has suffered a tragedy of her own. With the flash of a camera, one girl's life is shattered and another's is altered forever.

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    In a war-torn village in Eastern Europe, an American photographer captures a heart-stopping image: a young girl fleeing a fiery explosion that has engulfed her home and family. It becomes an icon for millions, winning acclaim and prizes - and a subject of obsession for one writer, the photographer's best friend, who has suffered a tragedy of her own. With the flash of a camera, one girl's life is shattered and another's is altered forever.