Thorndike Press

Spill Simmer Falter Wither

  • Sara Baume
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  • ISBN-10: 1410492745
  • ISBN-13: 9781410492746
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs ( .50 kgs)
  • 334 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released September 2016

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An Indie Next Pick
Winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature
Short-listed for the Costa First Novel Award

This captivating debut novel is a moving depiction of how a relationship between fellow damaged creatures can bring them both comfort. One of those rare stories that utterly, completely imagines its way into a life most of us would never see, it transforms us not only in our understanding of the world, but also of ourselves.


Customer Reviews

“Elegant, heartbreaking, and inspiring. . . The lyric, lilting style of Baume’s voice will endear even animal non-lovers to her thrilling and transformative story. . . . a superlative first novel.”

— Booklist (starred)

“. . . a lovely story . . .”

— Library Journal (starred)