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The Den by Abi Maxwell
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Jun 16, 2020 | ISBN 9780525564515

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“Tantalizing. . . . Not to be missed. . . . A deeply satisfying, haunting work of literary fiction.”Booklist (starred review)

 “Addictive and delightfully eerie.” —Rufi Thorpe, author of The Knockout Queen

“[An] intricate story of shame and longing.” Shelf Awareness

“Maxwell provides readers with plots that center on women’s behaviors, specifically, how the desire for love will bring young women into conflict with their communities. Hester Prynne would have felt right at home.” Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Haunting. . . . [Maxwell’s] characters are rendered precisely and powerfully.” The Washington Times

“A touching novel. . . . Readers will be moved by . . . this exploration of the pressures of women across time.” Publishers Weekly

“A provocative and absorbing coming-of-age novel.” Woman & Home

 “A tangle of secrets and sisterhood; a chorus of longing and desire. Maxwell transcends time and place in this tale of women’s power and choices, as her sisters journey to claim themselves, understand each other, and find their truest homes.” —Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, author of Shadow Child

 “Abi Maxwell’s The Den braids and weaves history with now, always through the lenses of wide-eyed longing and rebellion and desire in this story of sisters. The beautiful and dangerous landscapes of New England forest are backdrop for their acts of revolution and independence to survive this world.” —Susan Straight, author of Between Heaven and Here

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