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The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

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What do we owe to the living, the dead, to the reader and to the book?

A small independent bookstore in Minneapolis is haunted from November 2019 to November 2020 by the store's most annoying customer...

Our Brilliantly Bookish novels can be ordered on their own or as part of a fabulous Go Away I'm Reading gift set including a bone china mug and cosy reading socks.

Flora dies on All Souls' Day, but she simply won't leave the store. Tookie, who has landed a job selling books after years of incarceration (that she survived by reading 'with murderous attention') must solve the mystery of this haunting, while at the same time trying to understand all that occurs in Minneapolis during a year of grief, astonishment, isolation and furious reckoning.

A wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of passion, of a complex marriage and of a woman's relentless errors. The Sentence was shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction in 2022.

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Night Watchman, 

  • Paperback, 400 pages.
  • Measures 12.7 x 19.7 x 2.8 cm.
  • Gift set includes the novel, a bone china Go Away I'm Reading Mug and a pair of adult size Go Away I'm Reading socks.
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