Beautifully and movingly crafted from the fragile connections between its characters’ lives. The Blackbird is a novel for our vulnerable times.Dr Sophie Oliver, University of Liverpool
The ordinary is overlaid with that intangible magic that lies just below the surface of the everyday.Time Out on The Mountain of Light
Allen’s writing is restrained and delicately beautiful.The Big Issue on Protection
Poised… A persuasive storyteller.The Independent on Protection
Driven by… a strong sense of the goodness of the human spirit.Clare Morrall (Booker nominated. Author of When The Floods Came) on Protection
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It is 1941. Hope’s father, Jenner, builds Liverpool Cathedral while the Luftwaffe’s bombs fall. It is 2014, and Hope cares for her husband Robert as Alzheimer’s destroys his personality.
|Dimensions||19 × 130 × 2.4 cm|