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    • Publication date:03 Jul 2014
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Breaking Light

By Karin Altenberg

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Biographical Notes

Karin Altenberg was born in Sweden and moved to Britain to study in 1996. She holds a PhD in Archaeology. Her first, bestselling novel, Island of Wings, was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book Award and the Scottish Book of the Year Award and was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction.

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  • ISBN: 9781782068105
  • Publication date: 03 Jul 2014
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: riverrun
An intricately woven back-story about family legacy ... Altenberg has a knack for gleaming description ... Haunting and intimate — Sunday Herald
I urge you to read this fascinating, beautiful book ... Karin Altenberg's intense, disturbing writing, in which every shimmering sentence speaks the deep truth about all the things that matter ... A wonderful love story ... Exquisite — Country Life
Marvellous . . . shimmers with beauty and wisdom — Spectator
A gripping and extraordinary story — Michael Holroyd
'An intricately woven back-story about family legacy ... Altenberg has a knack for gleaming description ... Haunting and intimate' Sunday Herald. — Sunday Herald
'I urge you to read this fascinating, beautiful book ... Karin Altenberg's intense, disturbing writing, in which every shimmering sentence speaks the deep truth about all the things that matter ... A gripping and extraordinarily touching story ... A wonderful love story ... Exquisite' Country Life. — Country Life
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