Winner of the 2014 Saitire Society Literary Book of the Year Award
Shortlisted for the Folio Prize 2015
A renaissance artist of the 1460s. A child of a child of the 1960s.
Two tales of love and injustice twist into a singular yarn where time gets timeless, knowing gets mysterious, fiction gets real - and all life's givens get given a second chance.
'Smith is dazzling in her daring. Her inventive power pulls you through, gasping, to the final page' Observer
'Rich, strong and moving. Smith's writing really catches fire' Financial Times
'Down to earth, funny, profound and deeply moving' Guardian
'Compelling, audacious. Brims with palpable joy, not only at language, literature and art's transformative power, but at the messy business of being human' Daily Telegraph
'Inventive, playful, compassionate- sagacious. An immensely enjoyable read' C JS
From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestr...