An Accidental Light

Hardcover $23.95

Other Press | Feb 03, 2009 | 288 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781590513019

  • Hardcover$23.95

    Other Press | Feb 03, 2009 | 288 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781590513019

Praise

Kirkus Reviews

“…matter-of-fact, precise prose and edgy characterizations…”

Publishers Weekly

“… a heartbreaking journey into the aftermath of tragedy.”

Curled Up with a Good Book

"Author Elizabeth Diamond beautifully moves between Jack and Lisa’s voices, exposing their layers of grief and loss in a story that seems to literally bleed with revenge and bittersweet hurt. The author digs deep into the interior lives of her two major players, exploring the redemptive power of loss and of love even as time ‘slips like sand through the sieve,’ bringing back the past."

Library Journal

"This first novel by British poet Diamond combines realistic themes with a suggestion of the paranormal…Diamond’s remarkable talent lies in the engaging immediacy of her characters’ voices: we find ourselves compelled by the mundane details of people pulling their lives together."

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