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Siobhan Dowd

A Swift Pure Cry


Shell's mother's death causes her obsessivelyreligious father to turn to drink, which putsShell in charge of her younger siblings, withthis life destabilised further when her childhood friend Declan leaves for America, and when Shell finds herself pregnant and at the centre of community scandal. Winner of the 2007 Branford Boase Award.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2018
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pages: 352
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780241331200
ISBN 10: 024133120X

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A Swift Pure Cry