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The Kingdom of Sand

Andrew Holleran

‘In a small town, one thinks that Time is not even passing.’

An excerpt from Holleran’s novel The Kingdom of Sand.

Andrew Holleran

Andrew Holleran is the author of the novels Dancer from the DanceNights in Aruba and The Beauty of Men; a book of essays, Ground Zero; a collection of short stories, In September, the Light Changes; and a novella, Grief. ‘The Kingdom of Sand’ is an extract from his novel of the same title, forthcoming with Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the US and Jonathan Cape in the UK.

Photograph © Jim Cassell

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