On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

by Ocean Vuong

£8.99

Reserve a copy

×

Reserve a copy

Reserve a copy of On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous for collection at the Marlow Bookshop. If you provide your email address below, we will contact you when this title is ready for collection.

Fiction

Paperback

9781529110685

Books > Fiction > New Releases

This is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family’s history that began before he was born.

It tells of Vietnam, of the lasting impact of war, and of his family’s struggle to forge a new future. And it serves as a doorway into parts of Little Dog’s life his mother has never known – episodes of bewilderment, fear and passion – all the while moving closer to an unforgettable revelation.

The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (tr. Michele Hutchison) | 9780571349371

The Discomfort of Evening

Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (tr. Michele Hutchison)

£8.99

The Foundling by Stacey Halls | 9781838771409

The Foundling

Stacey Halls

£8.99

Tales from the Café by Toshikazu Kawaguchi (tr. Geoffrey Trousselot) | 9781529050868

Tales from the Café

Toshikazu Kawaguchi (tr. Geoffrey Trousselot)

£8.99

The New Wilderness by Diane Cook | 9781786078216

The New Wilderness

Diane Cook

£16.99

This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga | 9780571355525

This Mournable Body

Tsitsi Dangarembga

£8.99

Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi | 9780241441510

Burnt Sugar

Avni Doshi

£14.99