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Solar Bones

Mike McCormack

  • First edition
  • First printing
  • Signed by the author

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Hardcover New and Signed First Edition, First Printing.

Winner BGE Irish book of the year 2016

Winner of the 2016 Goldsmiths prize

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017. This experimental single sentance novel follows the thoughts of the ghost of Marcus Conway, a former Mayo engineer, as he looks back on his life and death.

“Excellence is always rare and often unexpected: we don’t necessarily expect masterpieces even from the great. Mike McCormack’s Solar Bones is exceptional indeed: an extraordinary novel by a writer not yet famous but surely destined to be acclaimed by anyone who believes that the novel is not dead” – Guardian

“Hauntingly sad, but also frequently very funny – Proust reconfigured by Flann O’Brien” – LITERARY REVIEW

“The writing catches fire as we draw near to the void, pass over into death itself, and therein confront the truth that even in a fallen universe, when all distractions tumble away, the only adequate response to our being is astonishment” – Irish Times

  • ISBN 9781786891273
  • Title Solar Bones
  • Author Mike McCormack
  • Publisher Canongate Books Ltd
  • Imprint Canongate Books Ltd
  • Binding Hardback
  • Width 14.5cm
  • Height 21.8cm
  • Thickness 2.4cm
  • Weight 375g
  • Number of pages 272

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