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Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain
Author: Barney Norris

ISBN: 9780857523730
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 16 May 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3 x 2.1
A moving literary debut from a prizewinning young writer - a story of the small tragedies in everyday lives.

There exists in all of us a song waiting to be sung which is as heart-stopping and vertiginous as the peak of the cathedral. That is the meaning of this quiet city, where the spire soars into the blue, where rivers and stories weave into one another, where lives intertwine.'

One quiet evening in Salisbury, the peace is shattered by a serious car crash. At that moment, five lives collide - a flower seller, a schoolboy, an army wife, a security guard, a widower - all facing their own personal disasters. As one of those lives hangs in the balance, the stories of all five unwind, drawn together by connection and coincidence into a web of experiences that perfectly represents the joys and tragedies of small town life.

About the Author

Barney Norris was born in Sussex in 1987, and grew up in Salisbury. Upon leaving university he founded the theatre company Up In Arms. He won the Critics' Circle and Offwestend Awards for Most Promising Playwright for his debut fu...

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