The Clocks in This House All Tell Different Times
The Clocks in This House All Tell Different Times

The Clocks in This House All Tell Different Times

Xan Brooks

(author)

Paperback
Summer 1923. The modern world. Orphaned Lucy Marsh climbs into the back of the old army truck and is whisked off to the woods, where the funny men live. If she can only avoid all the hazards on the path, she may just survive into a bright new tomorrow.
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A dark social-realist fairytale, spotlighting the shadowy underside of 1920s England

Summer 1923: the modern world. Orphaned Lucy Marsh climbs into the back of an old army truck and is whisked off to the woods north of London - a land haunted by the past, where lost souls and monsters conceal themselves in the trees.

In a sunlit clearing she meets the `funny men', a quartet of disfigured ex-soldiers named after Dorothy's companions in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Here are the loved and the damaged, dark forests and darker histories, and the ever-present risk of discovery and violent retribution. Xan Brooks' stunning debut is heartbreaking, disturbing and redemptive.

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Book publisher Salt Publishing
Publication date 15 Apr 2017
Format Paperback
Pages 400
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