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The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld - signed


This copy of The Discomfort of Evening - winner of the 2020 International Booker Prize - has been signed by the author, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld. We can't tell you you have to read it, but you should definitely think about it...  

'One of the best debut novels I have ever read. Shockingly good ... A classic.' Max Porter

'An earthy and irreverent new voice, thrillingly uninhibited' (New York Times)

I asked God if he please couldn't take my brother Matthies instead of my rabbit. 'Amen.'

A bestselling sensation in the Netherlands, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld's radical debut novel is studded with images of wild, violent beauty: a world of language unlike any other, exquisitely captured in Michele Hutchison's translation.

The sensational Dutch bestseller: 'Exceptional' (Financial Times) ... 'Exhilarating' (Independent) ... 'Luminous' (Observer)... 'Beautifully wild' (Guardian)

  • Paperback : 288 pages