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Composite Creatures by Caroline Hardaker

Composite Creatures

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Composite Creatures by Caroline Hardaker
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Apr 13, 2021 | ISBN 9780857669025

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“With a feline inscrutability, Composite Creatures exerts a compelling hold on the imagination – Ray Bradbury meets Sally Rooney. Deliciously creepy!”
– Chris Riddell, triple Award-winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal

“As thought-provoking as it is chilling.”
– Publishers Weekly

“The writing is wistful and works in such a way you don’t realise how wonderfully strange the book is until you are enfolded in it.”
– RJ Barker, 
author of The Bone Ships

“An unapologetic, intimate tale of our shared human fragility, and the deceptions we employ to keep from breaking.” 
Chris Panatier, author of The Phlebotomist

“Set in a future that feels uncomfortably close, Composite Creatures explores what constitutes love, how to build a life when a lot we take for granted is missing, and what it takes to ‘glue together a splitting world’.”
– Rosie Garland,
author of The Palace of Curiosities

“A delicate and terrifying prospect of our future, with the most lovable creatures.”
– Keren Landsman,
 Geffen Award -winning author of The Heart of the Circle  

“Creepy and enthralling, Hardaker’s superbly written debut will drip feed you dread from beginning to end.” 
– Dan Hanks,
 author of Captain Moxley and the Embers of the Empire 


“A strong debut, and one that makes me want to read more from this up-and-coming author.”
– Marija Smits
 on Bone Ovation

“Caroline Hardaker’s debut poetry pamphlet is a triumph of contemporary myth-making.”
– Sabotage Reviews

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