A brilliant new book... It is a travelogue, an impressive work of social history, an affectionate celebration and much more besides. But a grim English irony burns through almost every page
John Harris, Guardian
A poignant picture of life on the edge of England
Ysenda Maxtone Graham, Spectator
Eloquent and detailed... Britain's island story has never seemed so pertinent
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Ceremony of Innocence
A journalist receives a troubling call about a friend in this excerpt from Madeleine Bunting’s new novel Ceremony of Innocence.
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An extract from Madeleine Bunting’s first novel.