Verge

by Lidia Yuknavitch
Verge
  • ISBN-13: 9780525534877
  • Author(s): Lidia Yuknavitch
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Riverhead
  • Publication Date: 06-02-2020
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£21.99
An eight-year-old trauma victim is enlisted as an underground courier, rushing frozen organs through the alleys of Eastern Europe. A young janitor transforms discarded objects into a fantastical, sprawling miniature city until a shocking discovery forces him to rethink his creation. A brazen child tells off a pack of schoolyard tormentors with the spirited invention of an eleventh commandment. A wounded man drives eastward, through tears and grief, toward an unexpected transcendence. A book of heroic grace and empathy, Verge is a viscerally powerful and moving survey of our modern heartache life.
About the book

An eight-year-old trauma victim is enlisted as an underground courier, rushing frozen organs through the alleys of Eastern Europe. A young janitor transforms discarded objects into a fantastical, sprawling miniature city until a shocking discovery forces him to rethink his creation. A brazen child tells off a pack of schoolyard tormentors with the spirited invention of an eleventh commandment. A wounded man drives eastward, through tears and grief, toward an unexpected transcendence. A book of heroic grace and empathy, Verge is a viscerally powerful and moving survey of our modern heartache life.