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Devil's day

Devil's day

Hurley, Andrew Michael, 1975- author

The Oxbarrows live in a small village on the Lancashire moors. The father, Richard, has recently died, but his 13-year-old daughter Rosie refuses to believe it. When a recently retired psychiatrist is persuaded by an old colleague to try to help the family through their grief, he finds himself caught up in the customs of the remote community, and an older way of doing things

Book. English. Psychological fiction. General.
Published London: John Murray, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Andrew Michael Hurley
ISBN: 1473619866, 9781473619869
Physical Description: 295 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: Lancashire (England) Fiction.

Author note

Andrew Michael Hurley has lived in Manchester and London, and is now based in Lancashire. His first novel, The Loney, was originally published by Tartarus Press, a tiny independent publisher based in Yorkshire, as a 300-copy limited-edition, before being republished by John Murray and going on to win the Costa Best First Novel Award and Book of the Year at the British Book Industry Awards in 2016.