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Vlautin, Willy: The Night Always Comes

'Terrific.' Richard Russo
'A revelation.' Megan Abbott
'Remarkable.' Rene Denfeld

Between looking after her brother, working two low-paid jobs, and trying to take part-time college classes, Lynette is dangerously tired. Every penny she's earned for years, she's put into savings, trying to scrape together enough to take out a mortgage on the house she rents with her mother. Finally becoming a homeowner in their rapidly gentrifying Portland neighbourhood could offer Lynette the kind of freedoms she's never had. But, when the plan is derailed, Lynette must embark on a desperate odyssey of hope and anguish.

Written with all Willy Vlautin's characteristic and heart-wrenching empathy, The Night Always Comes holds up a mirror to a society which leaves too many people only a step away from falling between the cracks.


What readers are saying:
'Amazing . . . Vlautin hit the nail on the head with this. I could not stop thinking about the characters and where the story would take them.'

'WOW. This book hit me hard . . . I was on the edge of my seat.'

'The book pulls you into the story and you can't wait to find out what happens next.'

'Fabulous . . . part suspenseful action and part deep character study.'


Trade Paperback
Autor Vlautin, Willy
Verlag Faber & Faber
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2021
Seitenangabe 224 S.
Meldetext innert 1-2 Tage lieferbar
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H21.6 cm x B13.5 cm x D1.6 cm 236 g

'Terrific.' Richard Russo
'A revelation.' Megan Abbott
'Remarkable.' Rene Denfeld

Between looking after her brother, working two low-paid jobs, and trying to take part-time college classes, Lynette is dangerously tired. Every penny she's earned for years, she's put into savings, trying to scrape together enough to take out a mortgage on the house she rents with her mother. Finally becoming a homeowner in their rapidly gentrifying Portland neighbourhood could offer Lynette the kind of freedoms she's never had. But, when the plan is derailed, Lynette must embark on a desperate odyssey of hope and anguish.

Written with all Willy Vlautin's characteristic and heart-wrenching empathy, The Night Always Comes holds up a mirror to a society which leaves too many people only a step away from falling between the cracks.


What readers are saying:
'Amazing . . . Vlautin hit the nail on the head with this. I could not stop thinking about the characters and where the story would take them.'

'WOW. This book hit me hard . . . I was on the edge of my seat.'

'The book pulls you into the story and you can't wait to find out what happens next.'

'Fabulous . . . part suspenseful action and part deep character study.'


Trade Paperback
Fr. 24.90
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-0-571-36191-5
Verfügbarkeit: innert 1-2 Tage lieferbar

Über den Autor Vlautin, Willy

Willy Vlautin is the author of six novels, including The Motel Life; Lean on Pete, which was shortlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and made into an acclaimed film by Andrew Haigh; and Don't Skip Out on Me, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Vlautin lives outside of Portland, Oregon, and is the founding member of the bands Richmond Fontaine and The Delines.

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