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A child’s-eye view of the not-so-good life

23 July 2022

9:00 AM

23 July 2022

9:00 AM

Amy and Lan Sadie Jones

Chatto, pp.320, 16.99

Since winning the Costa prize for best first novel in 2008 with The Outcast, Sadie Jones has become known for well-crafted plots exploring isolation, shame and troubled families. In Amy and Lan, she sticks with some similar themes but shakes things up by using two child narrators to tell their own stories.

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