Jonah, Joseph and Ruth are the children of mixed-race parents determined to protect them from the grinding effects of race. Hothouse children, they are all musically talented, but they cannot be protected from the world for long.
Modern fictionFrom the author of The Time Of Our Singing, which has sold 34,000 copies to date, this follows a 27 year old man as he experiences a near fatal accident and falls into a coma. When he awakes, he's convinced his sister is an impostor and cannot remember how the accident happened. Comparable to other great American writers such as Delillo, Pynchon and Roth. 'Among his most stunning yet: profound and heartbreaking' Financial Times
Modern fictionReissue of the classic novel from Powers, with a brand new jacket. Focuses on a number of sick children in a hospital, who are kept alive on storytelling and make believe.
Modern fictionIn the spring of 1914, a renowned photographer took a photo of three young men on their way to a dance. But what happens to them after the shutter falls, when WWI destroys their innocence?