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The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep

Paperback $18.00

Mar 14, 2017 | 352 Pages

Ebook $11.99

Mar 14, 2017 | 336 Pages

  • Paperback $18.00

    Mar 14, 2017 | 352 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Mar 14, 2017 | 336 Pages

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“The return of the epic novelist…In his new book, Steven Heighton revitalizes a grand tradition of storytelling…The Nightingale Won’t Let You Sleep is a novel about big, global forces and small, intimate moments. Politics, for Heighton, happens on all levels: the international and the interpersonal.” – The Walrus

“This book won’t let the reader sleep… a rich and disturbing literary thriller.” – Annie Proulx, author of Barkskins
“Steven Heighton writes with a beauty and a precision and a soul that’s always astounded me. He captures the shock and trauma of war in a way that only a novelist at the height of his powers can. And he captures mid-leap that act of giving oneself completely to another in all its fragility and fear and grace that only a poet at the height of his powers can.” -Joseph Boyden, author of The Orenda

“This is a thrilling story, set in an abandoned and ‘forbidden’ village in Cyprus. Each character is uniquely drawn; the interactions between characters carefully nuanced. Steven Heighton creates an unexpected and absorbing cast, thrown together as a result of war and circumstance. He shows that despite the very real effects of trauma, individuals are capable of experiencing a world that can also be gentle, and forgiving. This is a book you will not put down!” –Frances Itani, author of Deafening

“Heighton is an experienced adventurer in literary form….A novel of big ideas and beautiful language.”–The New York Times Book Review

“I can’t think of another writer, not even Ondaatje, who can be so real while being so mannered. And musical.” –The Globe and Mail
“Any novel by Heighton is important.”–Winnipeg Free Press

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