By Yvvette Edwards
“[A] gorgeously lyrical debut novel….Engrossing and human to the middle, Edwards’s novel wrings the guts within the so much gentle of ways.”
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“The novel is excessive drama, filled with breathtaking pressure, and, from time to time, delivered to brain the works of Arthur Miller and August Wilson, either one of whom knew something or approximately secrets and techniques spilled throughout a kitchen table.”
—Attica Locke, writer of Black Water Rising
Soon the identify on each fiction lover’s lips may be Yvvette Edwards, due to her striking debut novel, A cabinet packed with Coats. Longlisted for the guy Booker Prize, one in every of nice Britain’s so much prestigious literary awards, and named one among Kirkus Review’s top Books of the yr, Edwards’s robust first novel is immediately a poignant kinfolk drama and a gripping mystery—page-turning literature with a thrilling infusion of noir. it's the tale of Jinx, who believes she performed a pivotal position in her mother’s homicide, till an previous acquaintance seems at her door with seductive air, an extended, unusual tale, and, rather most likely, the sour fact. a very lovely paintings of up to date literary fiction that packs an emotional punch and retains readers guessing to the tip, A cabinet jam-packed with Coats is already being in comparison by means of critics to the novels of the grasp, Ruth Rendell.
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