THE WARLOW EXPERIMENT

THE WARLOW EXPERIMENT

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A Sunday Times fiction book of the year 'She is an original, with a virtuoso touch' - Hilary Mantel 'An extraordinary, quite brilliant book' - C. J. Sansom 'A powerful and unsettling novel' - Andrew Taylor The year is 1793 and Herbert Powyss is set on making his name as a scientist. Determined to study the effects of prolonged solitude on another human being, he advertises for someone willing to live in his cellar for seven years in return for a generous financial reward. The only man to apply is John Warlow, a semi-literate farm labourer with a wife and six children to support. Cut off from nature, Warlow soon begins losing his grip on sanity while, above ground, Powyss rapidly becomes obsessed with Warlow's wife, Hannah. One of 2019's most high-profile hardback publications, now out in paperback. More than eight thousand copies in print Featured on Radio Four's Book at Bedtime BBC History Magazine Best Historical Fiction of 2019

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  • EAN

    9781788161701

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    288 Pages

  • Longueur

    20 cm

  • Largeur

    13 cm

  • Poids

    255 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

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