Sealed

Product Number: EB00738427
Released: Jul 02, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781789091250
Publisher: Titan Books
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Description

Sealed is a gripping modern fable on motherhood, a terrifying portrait of ordinary people under threat from their own bodies 'We came out here to begin again. We came out here for the clear air and a fresh start. No one said to us: beware of fresh starts. No one said to us: God knows what will begin.' Timely and suspenseful, Sealed is a gripping modern fable on motherhood, a terrifying portrait of ordinary people under threat from their own bodies and from the world around them. With elements of speculativefiction and the macabre, this is an unforgettable story about a mother'sfight to survive. Heavily pregnant Alice and her partner Pete are done with the city. Alice is haunted by the rumours of the skin sealing epidemic starting to infect the urban population. She hopes their new remote mountain house will offer safety, a place to forget the nightmares and start their family. But the mountains and their people hold a different kind of danger. With their relationship under intolerable pressure, violence erupts and Alice is faced with the unthinkable as shefights to protect her unborn child.

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Author(s): Naomi Booth
Original Publish Date: Jul 02, 2019

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